My primary objective is to solve problems. For clients, I facilitate collaboration with interdisciplinary teams on complex design challenges to find the most appropriate solutions. For the industry, I provide value by eliminating waste and delivering lean design solutions.
With nearly a decade of experience in healthcare, data center, manufacturing, government, and mixed-use commercial sectors, I love creating design solutions for complex projects, considering multiple criteria (engineering, physical size, cost, time, etc.). I enjoy being able to “win together” and work collaboratively towards a common goal.
While working on a recent project doing energy performance contracting, we had to sort through millions of data points to be able to analyze the water cooled centrigual chillers and central plant equipment. We found they were running inefficiently, although the facility design was very energy efficient and less than 10 years old. We found that despite the nameplate info showing efficient kW/Ton at part loads, the trended data did not match. As a solution, we rewrote the entire chiller staging, CHW and CW pumping, and CT staging strategies. With this measure, along with other energy savings methods, we were able to save the facility approximately 11% energy equating to more than $400,000/year.