Todd L Rindlisbaker, P.E., QCxP, LEEDTM AP, HBDP, CPD

Mr. Rindlisbaker has been in the HVAC/plumbing and commissioning business for more than 16 years. He has extensive experience in project management, HVAC design and energy studies. He specializes in hydronic heating and cooling systems, controls optimization for comfort and energy efficiency and in commissioning. He has been involved in the design, installation and commissioning of mechanical, plumbing and building management systems of 200+ buildings. Owners rely on Mr. Rindlisbaker as their advocate throughout the design, construction, installation, start up and warrantee phases as he commissions various project types and systems. He is adept at working with facility personnel, owners, installers and design teams to verify systems are installed and operating correctly and to optimize functionality and efficiency. Some of his noteworthy commissioning projects include:

  • City of Tempe East Valley Bus Operations (LEED™ Gold) and Maintenance (LEED™ Silver) Facility Commissioning, Tempe, AZ
  • Rio Tinto Distribution Center Commissioning, South Jordan, UT (LEED™ Gold)
  • LDS Church History Library Commissioning, Salt Lake City, UT—LEED™ Silver
  • Eastlake Elementary School Commissioning, West Valley City, UT

He has earned ASHRAE’s High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification. Candidates with HBDP certification demonstrate a well-rounded understanding and knowledge of how HVAC&R design is integrated into high performing buildings to achieve the goal of producing a sustainable HVAC&R design.

His career is defined by extensive commissioning and engineering experience and by his volunteer services to professional groups such as the BCxA. He has served the past two years as treasurer of the Southwest chapter of the BCxA and serves on the Association’s Best Practices for New Construction Standards committee. He serves on the Board of Governors for the ASHRAE Utah Chapter and is a Distinguished Lecturer for ASHRAE. As a Distinguished Lecturer, he recently gave a presentation titled “How Design Engineers Can Profit from Working with Good Commissioning Authorities” to the St. Louis chapter of ASHRAE. He is scheduled to make four more presentations over the next year. He also sat on a panel discussing Building Information Modeling and Integrated Project Delivery during a forum held by the Salt Lake City chapter of the Construction Specification Institute (CSI). His participation in these groups as a recognized expert on commissioning and related topics gives him the opportunity to promote ASHRAE and its mission of sustainable design.

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