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Integrated Building Design

  • Harborcenter Mariott 95 Main Street Buffalo, NY, 14203 United States (map)

Join the Niagara Frontier Chapter of ASHRAE to discuss integrated building design.

The quest of successfully providing a truly integrated building design (IBD) continues to challenge our industry and the built world.  This program looks at these challenges, identifies barriers to success, and explores solutions to promote and achieve holistic IBD.

Content covers the following topics:
     What is IBD? 
     Project delivery techniques
     Design team structures
     Design discipline cross-links and coordination
     Hidden barriers
     How do we make IBD work?

Charles E. Gulledge III, PE, HBDP, LEED AP
Senior Mechanical Engineer
AC Corporation
Greensboro, NC

Charles E. Gulledge III, PE, HBDP, LEED AP is a current ASHRAE Vice President, serving on the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors. He is a former ASHRAE Director-at-Large. Gulledge has served as past Chair of the ASHRAE 2011 Energy Modeling Conference, Chapter Technology Transfer Committee, and Technical Committee 7.1: Integrated Building Design. He has served as member of the Handbook Committee, CTTC-RVC for Region IV, President of the North Piedmont Chapter, and as the ASHRAE Liaison to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). Gulledge has received the Distinguished Service Award, Regional Award of Merit, Chapter Service Award, and the Dan Mills Technical Award.

In his role as the liaison to CSI, Mr. Gulledge was intimately involved in the overhaul of the MasterFormat 2004 (MF04) specification organization structure. He remains a MasterFormat Accredited Instructor for CSI.

Mr. Gulledge has presented multiple presentations on the Integrated Design Topic as an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer and an ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) Instructor. He has provided outsourced ALI instruction to organizations such as the New York City Transit Authority and NAVFAC. Additionally, he participated as a speaker for the ASHRAE Satellite Broadcast on Integrated Building Design.

Mr. Gulledge is a Senior Mechanical Engineer with the design/build firm of AC Corporation in Greensboro, NC. He has over 31 years of experience in the HVAC industry. A licensed professional engineer in the states of North Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Virginia, and Alabama; he received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

Registration is required to attend.
$30 for members of ASHRAE, $35 non-member, $20 students
(1) AIA LU/HSW available
Register here at ASHRAE's Eventbrite page.

Later Event: April 20
Tour of the Curtiss Hotel