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Downey Modernization Bootcamp Training Resources

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Basics and Funding


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William "Bill" Orr became the leader of CHPS in July 2009, after working for the state of California for almost thirty years. For a majority of career in state government, Bill worked for the California Integrated Waste Management Board where he managed their Green Building and Environmentally Preferable Purchasing programs from 2000-2007. On the CHPS Board from 2002 to 2007, Bill was the head of the CHPS Technical Committee from its inception through 2007. During that time, he led the development of the 2006 Edition of the CHPS Criteria for California and was on the national LEED for Schools committee. Bill was inducted into the California Green Schools Hall of Fame in 2007 for his pioneering work with CHPS. Bill is a registered Engineering Geologist in California.

HVAC


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Tim Sisson is the Trane Educational Facilities Vertical Market Manager, responsible for the State of California. Trane is one of the largest manufactures of air conditioning equipment in North America. With over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry and as a former California Community College Instructor, Tim focuses on Campus / Classroom applications for energy efficient air conditioning systems. In this role Tim often acts as an advisor to the education construction industry. A recent list includes the United States Green Building Council, LEED 2009 for Schools New Construction and Major Renovations--Core Committee Member; California's Coalition for Adequate School Housing High Performance School Committee, Member. May 2009 Contributing Member / Subcommittee Chairperson of the CASH Planning for Energy Efficiency Guidebook; Statewide facilitator for Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison Cool Schools third party energy efficiency programs, 2010-2012 program cycle.

Lighting


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In 1991, Terry Clark formed Finelite, a privately held independent company. As a veteran of the lighting industry, Terry saw the tremendous value of high-performance indirect lighting in America's workplaces and schools, while recognizing the issues preventing this user-preferred lighting from becoming a standard in buildings where visual comfort, visual health and occupant performance & satisfaction are high priorities. In response, Terry founded Finelite on the premise that innovative and attractive high-performance indirect fixtures could be built to the highest quality standards, shipped and installed quickly and sold at affordable prices. Terry firmly believed that by combining these attributes with indirect fixtures capable of performing effectively in buildings with low ceilings, the world's finest workplace lighting would finally be within reach of virtually all commercial and institutional organizations.

Daylighting


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Kotaro Nakamura was an engineering student when he came across some architectural drawings while doing research in the library, and has been hooked ever since. When he is not in the office, you will find him giving inspirational lectures to his students at SDSU, or cruising around in his newly purchased sports car. He thrives on teaching and architecture and enjoys probing into people’s minds to challenge them and see what they are really thinking. Designing a building, seeing it built, and watching how it is used in the end, is what keeps Kotaro inspired year, after year, after year...

Building Envelope


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Kotaro Nakamura was an engineering student when he came across some architectural drawings while doing research in the library, and has been hooked ever since. When he is not in the office, you will find him giving inspirational lectures to his students at SDSU, or cruising around in his newly purchased sports car. He thrives on teaching and architecture and enjoys probing into people’s minds to challenge them and see what they are really thinking. Designing a building, seeing it built, and watching how it is used in the end, is what keeps Kotaro inspired year, after year, after year...

Acoustics


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Joel Lewitz has over 40 years of experience in acoustical design for schools. During his career, Joel has provided acoustical consulting services on over 1000 projects. Joel’s consulting services include room acoustics, sound isolation and mechanical system noise and vibration control for a wide variety of acoustical environments. A nationally recognized expert, Joel has lectured and published widely on all types of acoustical design, performance and applications. Joel holds an M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan.
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