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Nastassja Pearson, Andrea Yee
Duration: 1 hour(s) Category(s): Construction, Design
Credits: BOMI: 1 Cost: $45
Commissioning and re-commissioning building mechanical systems is common practice to ensure the expected system performance is maintained. It is understood that it is a necessary step to optimize building performance and efficiency. However, equal consideration is often not given to the building envelope – a component which also significantly impacts building performance and efficiency. As a result, design and construction teams may not be confirming that the specified design or performance requirements are met. LEED v4, now implemented in Canada, recognizes the importance of enclosure commissioning to deliver high-performing building envelopes. This session will cover: What are the current challenges in building enclosure design? What is enclosure commissioning? What are the benefits to enclosure commissioning? What is the true cost of enclosure commissioning?
Nastassja Pearson, Project Manager at WSP Canada Inc.
Nastassja has 10 years’ experience in Enclosure Engineering and Building Repair and Renewal. She completed her Master’s degree at the University of Toronto where she focused her studies on Building Science and the implications of insulating historic masonry walls. Her experience includes a wide range of evaluation and restoration projects, from balconies and parking garages to roofing and cladding. As one of Halsall’s Project Managers and Technical Leads, Nastassja has specialized expertise in enclosure performance modeling, cladding design and design support for new construction projects. Some of her most notable projects include: the Yonge-Eglinton Centre Retail Expansion in Toronto; Humber River Regional Hospital in Etobicoke; Pan Am/Parapan Games Aquatic Facility in Toronto; and the Quinte Consolidated Courthouse in Belleville, ON.
Andrea Yee, Project Manager at WSP Canada Inc.B.Sc.E.
Andrea Yee is a project manager and technical lead at WSP. She has a diverse project background with a specialty in building envelope consulting. Her project experience includes but is not limited to consulting for new construction, existing building repair and renewal projects, building condition assessments, and capital planning.