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Inside a BCxA In-Classroom Training

By Nicole Gardner, BCxA Marketing and Events Manager Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a Building Commissioning Association in-classroom training in Chicago. I sat in on the New Construction Commissioning, led by Craig Hawkins of McKinstry, and Existing Building Commissioning, led by Craig and John Villani of Grumman/Butkus Associates. Being new to […]

New NCCx/ACP Training & Certificate Package

The Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) and the Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCCB) are partnering to offer you a $250 discount on the New Construction Commissioning (NCCx) 2-day class and Associate Commissioning Professional (ACP) exam as a package if taken together. You not only earn a certificate of completion for the course, but also an official […]

FROM THE FIELD: M&V — How To Do It Right

Lyn Gomes, PE, CCP, LEED AP, CLCATT kW Engineering I did a post-occupancy site visit for a job where the M&V component wasn’t designed very well. Our design review comments were not included and it wasn’t coordinated between disciplines. As a result, the problems never got fixed and still plague the project – over a […]

The Awakened Dragon – Commissioning in China

By Derek Cheung, Isotherm Engineering Ltd. BCxA Eastern Canada Chapter Secretary What a great time I had delivering commissioning seminars for BOMA China! The seminars were well-attended. My presentations were based on new construction and existing building commissioning processes with project examples; new construction is the trend of growth in China’s urban environment. The agenda […]