Joel McKellar Earns Living Future Accreditation

Joel McKellar Earns Living Future Accreditation

Joel McKellar has recently completed his Living Future Accreditation, a credentialing  process for professionals developed by the International Living Future Institute which oversees the Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification program.   

Through a mixture of direct LBC project support, volunteerism, and educational programs Joel completed the 70 hours of training required to earn his accreditation.  Areas of emphasis in the training included material health and transparency research, net-positive energy and water design strategies, and social equity processes for design and construction.  

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New WBS Team Member: Joel McKellar

New WBS Team Member: Joel McKellar

Joel McKellar, LFA, LEED AP, CBCP has dedicated his career to optimizing the performance of buildings from design through occupancy. 

He has extensive experience in sustainable design consultation and project management (7+ million square feet), commissioning (125,000+ sf), energy management and auditing (12+ million sf) and LEED and Living Building Challenge certification administration (5+ million sf). 

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WBS at 2016 NIBS Building Innovation Conference

WBS at 2016 NIBS Building Innovation Conference

M. Dennis Knight, PE, attended the annual National Institute of Building Science conference in Washington DC this week.  Mr. Knight is a member of a committee convening to write an Owner’s Guide for BIM (Building Information Modeling).  As the Chair of the BIM Multi-Disciplinary Task Group for AHSRAE, Mr. Knight is a liaison to NIBS and the Building Smart Alliance working to advance the adoption and integration of BIM in the AEC industry.

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WBS Awarded in Charleston Green Business Challenge

WBS Awarded in Charleston Green Business Challenge

Whole Building Systems reached the Palmetto Tier of the 2014-2015 Charleston Green Business Challenge.  The program provides scoring for how businesses are run along the following categories:  Energy and Water Stewardship, Waste Reduction, Green and Local Purchasing, and Healthiness in the Workplace.  

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