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Michael C. English, Founder & Senior Partner

Michael C. English, PE, CCP, LEED AP
Founder/Senior Partner

"People deserve to live and work in buildings that work correctly and are energy efficient."

Michael has over 25 years of extensive experience of building commissioning and related services for commercial, educational, cultural, healthcare and residential facilities.

Key Stats:

  • Partner in charge on prominent projects such as the New York Times Headquarters, 330 Jay Street, Stony Brook University Medical Center Major Modernization, University of Pennsylvania Health System Center for Advanced Medicine and numerous Battery Park City Authority projects.
  • Leader in the building commissioning industry:
    • Building Commissioning Association (BCA): Currently serving as a Director on the Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCCB). He has also served a two year term from 2005 through 2006 as President of the BCA after serving as Vice President for three years and spearheaded the organization's Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) program.
    • United States Green Building Council (USGBC): Helped to develop the commissioning guidelines for LEED-NC Version 2.2,, serving on the NYC Chapter Board of Directors of the U.S. Green Building Council.
    • City/State: Worked with New York City’s Mayor’s Office to develop retro-commissioning guidelines for PlaNYC Local Law 87. Testified at NY City Hall to make amendments to NY State energy code to include building commissioning requirements.
    • Awards: 2008 recipient of the Benner Award (NCBC), which represents outstanding achievement in making building commissioning "business as usual".
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree from SUNY Maritime College, Mr. English is a Professional Engineer in 18 states: NY, NJ, PA, CT, MD, VA, NC, SC, UT, KY, MA, DE, RI, FL, GA, MS, OH and IN.
  • Featured lecturer and presenter at the NCBC, USGBC Salons, BCA Expo, ASHRAE and NFMT events.

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Michael C. English, Founder & Senior Partner

Michael Wisler, LEED Green Associate
Director

Michael Wisler has over 20 years of commissioning, validation, capital project management, facilities/maintenance, calibration and testing adjusting and balancing experience. Mr. Wisler is an adept manager of multiple, cross functional departments of up to 80 people. His professional history also includes leading teams in various environments, such as consulting engineering, production facilities,laboratories and clean rooms. Mr. Wisler manages, supports and provides direction and technical leadership while maintaining accountability of the financial performance of projects.

 

Michael C. English, Founder & Senior Partner

Daniel Forino, PE, CCP, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP
Regional Director

Daniel Forino, Regional Director, has been providing commissioning services for 12+ years all with Horizon Engineering Associates, throughout many of their regional offices including New York City, NY; Long Island, NY;  & Charlotte, NC.  He is currently responsible for the oversight of commissioning services in our New York City Headquarters, and serves as their in house LEED & Sustainability specialist having been involved with over 100 LEED projects in various consulting capacities including Commissioning Agent, Indoor Air Quality Specialist, LEED Administrator, LEED Project Manager and LEED Construction Specialist.  Mr. Forino holds various industry leading certifications including being a registered Professional Engineer in New York, Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP), LEED AP BD+C and WELL AP.  Mr. Forino is actively involved with the Building Commissioning Association and is currently serving his second three year term on the International Board of Directors.  He most recently served as Treasurer for 2017 & 2018, and currently serves as the President-Elect for 2019.  Mr. Forino has extensive commissioning experience in many new and existing building types including retail, healthcare, mixed-use occupancies, clean rooms, government projects and multi-family residential.

 

Michael C. English, Founder & Senior Partner

Jonathan Friedman, PE, CCP, LEED AP
Regional Director

Jonathan Friedman has 25 years of industry experience commissioning and designing building systems. He has directed commissioning projects for higher-education, K-12, healthcare and commercial facilities. This includes managing the operation and business development for a region of four teams in the New England, NY and Michigan areas and participating in design reviews, pre-functional and functional testing and post-occupancy consulting services. Mr. Friedman manages He has authored commissioning specifications, testing procedures, operating manuals and energy savings reports.

 

 

Michael C. English, Founder & Senior Partner

Robert Golda
Regional Director of Building Enclosure Services

Robert Golda has over 15 years of international experience with the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of building enclosure systems. Mr. Golda leads the Building Enclosure team, where his focus is on the Building Enclosure Commissioning process and how the process can best assist Ownership and Design Teams achieve their project’s goals and also oversees the firm’s Exterior Enclosure Consulting Services. Over his career, he has been involved with numerous large scale civic, institutional, healthcare and commercial projects. Robert has presented at several building envelope related conferences and has also published research related to the Integrated Design Process. Along with his colleagues from David Brody Bond, Robert received a Presidential Citation at the 2012 AIA National Convention for involvement in the rebuilding of the World Trade Center Site.