Air Leakage Testing Practices & Procedures Within The Building Enclosure Commissioning Process

Track 4: Testing, Analysis & Quality Assurance

Wednesday, April 19, 13:00 – 14:30

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Learning Objectives:

Level of content:
Intermediate - Advanced
Design Professionals
Testing, Analysis and Quality Assurance Program

Kevin Knight

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Bryan M. Monahan

Associate Principal
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Washington, DC

Bryan Monahan is a Senior Associate and registered professional engineer in the Washington DC office of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE). Throughout his eight years with WJE, he has worked on a wide range of investigations for structural, thermal performance, and building envelope failures. These investigations include various systems and materials, including glazed curtain walls and windows; masonry; architectural terra cotta; dimension stone; and precast, post-tensioned and cast-in-place concrete. His building enclosure commissioning (BECx) experience on multiple healthcare and institutional buildings includes all phases of the process, including design development, peer review of construction documents, functional performance testing, construction observations, and warranty phase documentation.

He has given multiple presentations and lecturers on curtain wall testing and evaluation of fenestration products, as well as building envelope testing, performance, and commissioning for The Pennsylvania State University, Bucknell University, the Architectural Glass and Metal Association (AGMA), and Sustainable Roofing Alliance (SRA) and the Washington D.C. chapter of the Building Enclosure Council.

He has technical training in WUFI, THERM, Thermography (Level I) and has received Installation Masters training for Installation of Windows/Doors in Commercial Buildings. Mr. Monahan is a licensed engineer in Ohio, and Pennsylvania and holds a Masters in Architectural Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He is also a technical contact for ASTM Sub-Committee E06.41.01.