The Dollars and Sense of Building Recommissioning and Energy Consumption Monitoring

Tuesday, November 6: 2:00pm – 3:15pm

Learn from industry experts how building recommissioning will result in direct cost savings while increasing your building value and improving your R.O.I. Find out how a holistic, systematic approach to identifying operational and maintenance improvements will optimize building performance and result in significant long- and short-term benefits both to your bottom line and to the longevity of your investments.

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The Dollars and Sense of Building Recommissioning Presentations (2.13 MB Adobe PDF File)

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Kip Lewis, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Mr. Lewis joined Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) in March 2005 as an Asset Manager. Two years later, he was named the Director of Construction Management. As Director of Construction Management, he is responsible for managing all aspects of the Construction Management Department including the contracting, oversight, training, and coordination of over 30 consulting architectural firms who perform third-party construction monitoring services in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Lewis' responsibilities include construction risk mitigation, the development of departmental policies and procedures, construction standards, construction monitoring processes, issue tracking and resolution, reviewing plans during the application and development stages, reviewing contracts as part of the closing process, managing third-party service contracts, evaluating budgets, reviewing draws and change orders, ensuring schedule and budgetary compliance, and assisting Asset Management and Partners in resolving construction and capital needs issues. Before joining OCCH, Mr. Lewis served as the Director of Property Assets at National Church Residences, and prior to that position as Portfolio Director over 94 properties with National Church Residences. Mr. Lewis, an Upper Arlington resident, is a past president of the Upper Arlington Civic Association. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and History from Bethany College, and is certified as a Housing Credit Certification Professional (HCCP) in Section 42 compliance and a Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM).


Ryan Hoffman, Heapy Engineering
Ryan's career began over 10 years ago as one of the very first members of Heapy's LEED & Energy Services Department. His work has produced a positive impact on hundreds of buildings totaling well over 20 million square feet. As Operations Manager, he guides 35 highly technical staff who provide Heapy clients with Sustainability, Energy and Commissioning Services. His efforts are the front line when it comes to Heapy Engineering continuously fulfilling its Mission and Vision to be "A World Leader in Reducing the Energy Impact of the Built Environment." With a professional and engaging attitude, Ryan leads both his team and clients toward a more sustainable and energy efficient future. A University of Dayton Mechanical Engineering Graduate and Dayton native, Ryan is recognized amongst his colleagues as a people-focused leader with a strong attention to detail and a highly motivated work ethic. Ryan is a frequent lecturer on Sustainability and Building Performance, and has provided LEED AP training to over 500 people. Ryan is President of Dayton IFMA, and holds Board of Directors positions with Dayton BOMA and WCOAEE. Heapy Engineering was founded in 1945. The firm, with 180 employees, is based in Dayton, Ohio with branch offices in Columbus, Cleveland and Findlay Ohio, and Indianapolis Indiana. Heapy Engineering provides Mechanical, Electrical and Technology Engineering Design, Sustainability, Energy, Commissioning and Planning Services primarily for the Healthcare, Educational, Governmental, Commercial and Cultural markets.

Michael Chow, Metro CD Engineering, LLC
Michael is:
• A Professional Engineer registered in Ohio and 20 other states.
• A Certified Commissioning Authority through the ACG
• A LEED AP BD+C that has worked on over 60 LEED projects
• Vice-chair of his alma mater's (Ohio Northern University) Engineering Advisory Board
• He is also on the advisory board for Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine and has authored several articles.
• He is a past IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Section Education Chairman and has received 6 IES Merit lighting design awards and 1 National Honorable Mention award.

Metro CD Engineering is Ohio EDGE and MBE Certified as well as Federal 8(a) Certified while located in Columbus, Ohio.

Jeff Lyon, Eco Engineering, Inc.
Jeff Lyon has over 25 years of experience in the Energy Efficiency Industry, working the past 19 years for Eco Engineering, Inc., a Nationally Capable, Turnkey, Design Build, Energy Efficiency Lighting Upgrade Firm, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio (established 1993). In his role at Eco he is responsible for Sales, Marketing, and New Business Development to both F1000 / C&I clients, and ESCO (Energy Service Company) clients, supporting ESCO's that offer ESPC (Energy Service Performance Contracting) to the MUSH (Municipal, University, Schools, Healthcare/Housing) marketplace. Prior to coming to Eco, He had his own company, Energy Resource One (1993-1999), which also provided Turnkey Lighting Upgrade, and other energy saving products & services. He has a B.A. in Environmental Biology & Business Administration from Ohio University.