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SMART UTILITIES: COMMONWEALTH EDISON Leading and Driving the Industry with Best Practices

By John D. Villani, PE, CCP, CEM, LEED AP Grumman/Butkus Associates In an era of overstated energy savings and green-washing energy project results, here is one service provider’s retro-commissioning perspective on a true industry leading energy savings program. For the past decade, Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has been driving and pushing the energy efficiency industry to […]

CCP / CCF Congratulations: March 2018

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent work! New CCP Gregory Paul Hebb, Morrison Hershfield Limited, Ottawa, ON, Canada Karl R. Stum, Summit Building Engineering, Vancouver, WA CCP […]

CCP / CCF Congratulations: January & February 2018

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent work! New CCP Stacy R. Carey, Midwest Associates of Indianapolis, LLC, Indianapolis, IN Jason Dale, Morrison Hershfield, Edmonton, AB, Canada Thomas […]

CCP / CCF Congratulations: August 2017

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent work! New CCPs Drew A. Koenig, STAN & Associates, Inc., Dayton, OH Thomas Joseph Mulqueen, McKinstry, Portland, OR Stephen C. Sanford, […]

CCP / CCF Congratulations: June 2017

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent work! New CCPs Taylor A. Thompson, RMF Engineering, Charlotte, NC CCP Renewals Thomas Anderson, Cx Associates, LLC, Burlington, VT Daniel Bryant, […]

Persistent Commissioning: Maximizing Existing Monitoring Systems

Persistent Commissioning: Maximizing Existing Monitoring Systems Contributed by Bill McMullen, Business Unit Manager – Energy Solutions, Dewberry The term “commissioning” originated from a quality assurance process performed by military shipbuilders before ships were commissioned as active-duty vessels. Due to the high cost of failure, these sea trials were formulated as systematic tests and regulated checklists […]

CCP / CCF Congratulations: May 2016

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent work! New CCPs Erik Dyrr, Guttman & Blaevoet Consulting Engineers, Chico, CA Glenn Hatch, Brady Services, Greensboro, NC David Lawry, Group […]

CCP/ CCF Congratulations: April 2016

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent Work! New CCPs David Michael Balzer, MBP Carolina Inc., Raleigh, NC Thomas Boyer, MBP Carolina Inc., […]

Spotlight: Dan Forino

Not every New York kid gets to design a fire hydrant, but that’s what Dan Forino did for his first college engineering internship. His next internship included getting out into the field with a forensic team, where he realized that fieldwork and troubleshooting were much more interesting for a guy who doesn’t like to sit […]

CCP/ CCF Congratulations: March 2016

BCxA would like to congratulate the following individuals and organizations on achieving Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) designation. These individuals and firms join the ranks of the most qualified commissioning providers in the industry. Excellent Work! New CCPs Timothy Cordell, Integrated Commissioning Solutions, San Diego, CA Stephen C. Halsted, Whitman Requardt […]