April 2015 Joint Dinner Meeting
||Tuesday April 7th, 2014
Registration & Reception
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Holiday Inn Oakville, 590 Argus Rd Oakville, Ontario L6J 3J3
ASHRAE Hamilton Chapter and Toronto Chapter present the following dinner meeting presentation:
Integrated Building Design
This presentation focuses on the Integrated Building Design and Project Delivery processes including team building, project management, stakeholder responsibilities, early collaboration, better decision making, documentation methods and the use of technologies like BIM to improve the built environment. The presentation provides an overview of ASHRAE Applications Chapter 57 and how to apply its recommendations to help design, construct, operate and maintain better buildings
M. DENNIS KNIGHT, P.E., LEED®AP, CCS, CXA, BEMP
Principal, Whole Building Systems, LLC
M. Dennis Knight has 40 years of experience providing engineering, design and construction related services within the building industry. Active at the local, state and national levels with various agencies and professional societies, he works to help develop sustainable, integrated building design guidelines.
Nationally, as a member of ASHRAE, Mr. Knight is the Chairman of the BIM Multi-disciplinary Task Group (MTG), is the former Chair of Technical Committee (TC) 7.1 “Integrated Building Design,” serves on ASHRAE Standards Committee and serves as the Chair of the ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA 2014 Building Simulation Specialty Conference. He has also served as the President of the Charleston Chapter twice since he joined the Society in 1979. Mr. Knight was recently elevated to the membership grade of ASHRAE Fellow at the ASHRAE 2014 Winter Meeting in New York City.
Mr. Knight founded Whole Buildings Systems, LLC, in 2010 after having owned both an engineering firm and a construction company, and most recently serving as a Principal at Liollio Architecture. Whole Building Systems’ practice focuses on commissioning, building performance simulation, energy management, BIM applications, and operations and maintenance management and planning.
Feel free to contact the following members for further details:
ASHRAE Toronto Chapter
ASHRAE Hamilton Chapter Technology Transfer Committee Chair