Building Commissioning Seminar - Strategies for Health, Energy Efficiency & Comfort, 9/26 - Augusta, Maine

  • 26 September 2017
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Location : Le Club Calumet, 334 West River Road, Augusta, ME, United States
Building Commissioning Seminar - Strategies for Health, Energy Efficiency & Comfort, 9/26 - Augusta, Maine
Event Description

This program will provide a comprehensive introduction to the process of Building Commissioning, and its value in both new and existing buildings for healthy indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and occupant comfort.

This program is designed for anyone who may use or benefit from commissioning services of any type: building owners and managers, facilities operators/directors, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, construction managers, and school administrators.

Program Highlights:

The Value of Building Commissioning for Both IAQ & Energy
Existing Building Commissioning
Building Envelope Commissioning
Ongoing (Continuous) Commissioning
Case Studies

This program will:

Demystify what commissioning is and what it does,
What is required to achieve commissioning,
Who should be on the commissioning team,
When commissioning may be required in your project,
The costs of commissioning, and
The differing types of commissioning processes.

This program won't:

This program will not teach you how to do building commissioning. Instead, it will teach you how to use commissioning more effectively in your buildings: what to expect, what to demand in return, and what the primary deliverables are.

Using real-life Maine case examples of commissioning, the seminar will highlight the value of commissioning for many types of projects, the costs to effectively commission buildings, and strategies to control commissioning costs.

  • Agenda
    • 8:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast
      8:25 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
      Steve Caulfield, Program Moderator

      8:30 a.m. – The Value of Building Commissioning for Both IAQ & Energy
      John Penney, President, John F. Penney Consulting Services, Chester, VT

      A presentation on why building commissioning is so important to achieve both healthy indoor air quality and energy savings in buildings of all types and sizes. A basic introduction to what commissioning is and what it does, the various forms of commissioning, and its limitations. Includes audience Q & A.

      9:45 a.m. – Break
      10:00 a.m. – Case Studies

      The introductory presentation will be followed by two, real-life case study sessions demonstrating the value of commissioning (to highlight the points made in the presentation above):

      Bangor Savings Bank Case Study
      Jason Donovan, Bangor Savings Bank, Bangor, ME
      Mason Rowell, Landry French Construction, Scarborough, ME

      Building Envelope Case Studies – 3 building studies by Turner Building Science & Design
      Fred McKnight, Steve Caulfield, Turner Building Science & Design, ME & VT

      12:00 Noon – Lunch (included in registration fee)

      12:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
      Presentations with Panel Discussion

      3 substantive presentations on core commissioning processes/types. Includes individual presentations with case studies, followed by panel discussion and audience interaction. Panel to include all seminar presenters representing various roles: owner, contractor, engineering, and design

      1) Existing Building Commissioning, Kristofer G. Anderson, KG Anderson, Bath, ME
      2) Building Envelope Commissioning, Fred McKnight, Turner Building Science & Design, VT
      3) Ongoing (Continuous) Commissioning, John F. Penney, Penney Consulting Services, Chester, VT
  • Cost
    • $99 - Members of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council
      $150 - Non-Members
      $99 – Join the Council (Join the Council and start saving now. Membership dues through 06/30/2018)
  • Event type
    • Training

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