Author Archives: Bruce Pitts

Getting Antsy for ANSI Accreditation

by Bruce Pitts, CPMP, CSBA, LEED AP This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Two and a half years, 72 documents, and 14.9 GB of data. That’s what it took for the Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCCB) to submit for American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ISO 17024:2012 accreditation. As of February 16th, the […]

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2015 ASHRAE Winter Conference: A Look Back

by Bruce Pitts, CPMP, CSBA, LEED AP BD+C The 2015 ASHRAE Winter Conference was held in Chicago on January 24-28th, and I had the pleasure of attending on behalf of Wood Harbinger. I am also part of a number of ASHRAE committees, and the annual Winter and Summer conferences serve a dual purpose for us […]

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Ensure Quality Commissioning with Qualifications-Based Selection

by Bruce Pitts, CPMP, CSBA, LEED AP BD+C The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) recently released a position paper advocating for qualifications-based selection of commissioning professionals for all projects. As a long-time member of the BCA and current International Board member, I support this approach to contracting commissioning services. You can read the full paper on […]

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