Health Care Facility Commissioning (HFCx) for High Risk Buildings

    December 06, 2018
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    Spectrum Engineers
    324 S State St Suite 400
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

    This workshop qualifies for 2 CEUs.


    Ray Dodd the President of TBCx, a Salt Lake City-based full service commissioning firm. Ray is a licensed professional engineer, and certified commissioning authority. With 30+ years of experience as a mechanical engineer Ray possesses a wide breadth of experience, with extensive knowledge of commercial, industrial, institutional and high-technology mechanical facilities systems. He has been the owner of an HVAC service company, consulting engineer and directed the engineering group for a large national mechanical design/build company before joining TBCx.

    Matt Garlick’s goal is to help building designers achieve their energy efficiency goals. He has been involved in energy consulting services resulting in 70 million kWh savings achieved on over 7 million square feet of built space. His experience includes more than six years of energy optimization work, M&V and retro-commissioning on university, healthcare, office/administration and commercial/hospitality projects in the Western United States and at various locations around the world. With a master of architecture education and professional experience in engineering and commissioning, Matt offers a unique insight into building efficiency and working with interdisciplinary teams. He is skilled at working with utilities, building owners and design teams to provide studies and implement energy efficiency measures.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Understand the Benefits of Building Commissioning
    • Learn more about the Process of Building Commissioning
    • Become familiar with the Major Risks that non-performing building facilities systems pose to the mission of your HCF
    • Learn how to formulate a commissioning RFP and select a commissioning agent for HFCx.
    • Gain greater awareness of the about the future of building automation and how it can affect your HCF building operation and energy efficiency goals.

    Course Agenda:
    Why Commission Your Health Care Facility?
    • What can you expect from Commissioning?
    • What is the commissioning process and what Standards guide HFCx?: LEED for Healthcare and the ASHE Health Care Facilities Guideline
    • What are the requirements for selection of the commissioning authority?
    • What are the inherent risks to the mission of your HCF with respect to building systems in hospitals?
    • How does commissioning address them?
    • How can HFCx help you reach your energy efficiency goals for the building?
    • Future Shock: reporting and monitoring key data for keeping building operation and energy usage on track.


    Thank you to Spectrum Engineers for providing lunch. 


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