Chris is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Connecticut and New York with over 40 years of experience in construction management; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system design, and energy-use assessments and audits. Chris’ grasp of advanced building science principles allows him to resolve unusual problems and to educate others on building practices and how systems interrelate.

While on board at BPC, Chris has managed the construction of several noteworthy green homes, including:

  • The first home in Connecticut to receive certification under the USGBC LEED for Homes pilot program
  • A unique project to restore a noteworthy contemporary-style house designed by the renowned architect Serge Chermayeff, as well as to create a new thermal envelope that wraps the existing structure while retaining the exterior appearance of the original house
  • A net zero faculty home for the Taft School that was certified as both a PHIUS Passive House and a LEED Platinum home and was honored as the top green home in the country by the USGBC for 2016, as well as receiving the top Housing Innovation award from the DOE for 2016

In addition to residential project management, Chris has assisted builders and homeowners in his capacity as both a licensed engineer and a project manager for BPC. He has provided expert witness testimony related to building science and mechanical issues. His diagnostic and evaluation work has provided Chris with a unique perspective on the problems and opportunities associated with improving the performance of both new and existing homes in the region. 

Chris holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers); and NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers).