APPA Facility Condition Assessments Using Cx / Energy / TAB Strategies Webinar
As the existing building stock of educational facilities continues to age, owners and managers are tasked with evaluating, prioritizing, and budgeting for physical and system upgrades. Facility condition assessments need to be comprehensive and methodical; assessing physical condition, life expectancy, current performance, O&M history and projected costs for upgrade or replacement.
- The approach and key components in developing facilities’ condition assessments associated with buildings’ mechanical / electrical systems.
- Integrating facility assessments and associated budgeting with owners’ strategic energy, sustainability and resiliency goals.
- Creating priorities for project implementation based upon weighted factors from the assessments and goals.
- Measurement and verification strategies in assessing the effectiveness of projects, with respect to improvement in the building stock and advancement of various energy and sustainability goals.
Chris SmithPE, CxA, EMP, Jacobs Engineering
Chris is a Principal in the Energy Solutions Group at Jacobs Engineering which focuses on commissioning and energy projects for clients across a diverse market. Chris has been with Jacobs since 2001 and has worked in commissioning & energy projects almost exclusively since 2002.
Chris has expertise in energy and mechanical audit and design, as well as construction and commissioning for the industrial, institutional, commercial, educational, health & research and retail sectors. Prior to Jacobs, Chris worked as an owner’s representative in construction management & engineering for JCPenney.
Josh GreenTBE, AABC Board Member, Environmental Test & Balance Co.
Experienced HVAC professional with a demonstrated history of working in the industry. Skilled in Testing and Balancing, HVAC, Building Commissioning, Indoor Air Quality, System Planning, Project Estimation, and Energy Efficiency. Strong quality assurance background.