EVENT SERIES: Food for Thought With Wick Fisher White- Great Expectations for Building Systems


Join Watchdog on Tuesday, December 11th at 11:45 a.m. for the next presentation in our lunch and learn series, Food for Thought! Watchdog will host leading industry experts who will lead interactive discussions on innovative topics that are impacting our industry today. And if that isn’t enough, there will be lunch too!


Event Information:

Date: Tuesday, December 11

Time: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Watchdog- 2218 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Presenter: Wick Fisher White 


Topic: Great Expectations for Building Systems:

Building Systems Commissioning – New and Existing Buildings


Wick Fisher White President, Tony DiLeonardo will give an overview of the commissioning process for new and existing buildings. During the presentation, he will review the types of commissioning, as well as the tasks involved in this evolving sector. The seminar will identify the phases and tasks in the commissioning process along with the correct terminology as noted in ASHRAE and the Building Commissioning Association.

In relation to new building commissioning Tony will give a brief overview of the OPR, design review, specifications, pre-functional checklists, functional performance testing procedures, issues log, and final report. In addition, he will address what the owner should expect as a deliverable. You will learn about the benefits of new building commissioning, why it is vitally important on every project and should be considered as a part of the design and construction process.

In existing buildings, more owners, facility managers and building operators are looking for ways to optimize their systems, decrease utility and maintenance costs. However, most of their time is spent trying to maintain and repair building systems that should be working properly, but over time has deteriorated. Tony will guide attendees through each phase of the existing building commissioning process, based on BCxA Best Practices and other industry resources. He will also show how this process can be implemented into a facility’s annual routine in an effort to improve building maintenance and operation.

Tony Will touch on the Commissioning Requirements now present in the 2015 and 2018 International Energy Conservation Code.


This event is free and open to all industry professionals. Bring your coworker and colleague for an interesting discussion and a delicious lunch!


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Katie Craven
Katie Craven is Marketing, Communication and Brand Manager at Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers, a real-estate consulting firm that provides owner’s representation and project management services. More about Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers as well as additional blog posts can be found here.
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