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Commissioning Team

TESTCOMM's Commissioning Staff represents over 120 years experience in various fields of construction, mechanical and electrical, controls, and facilities maintenance. This experience in "making things work" is invaluable when testing building systems to deliver a quality project for a building owner or general contractor. In addition to the Commissioning Authorities, Jerry Ensminger, TESTCOMM's manager, takes an active role in building commissioning and testing. Todd Corder, Ed Simpson and Dave Howard round out the commissioning team.

Ed Simpson, CCP,CPMM, LEED AP - Senior Commissioning Authority
    Ed's background includes 10 years in the HVAC trades performing service and installation work, and over 15 years in facilities maintenance and operations in the healthcare industry and at colleges and universities.  During his time in facilities maintenance and operations, he spent over five years performing construction project management and commissioning new facilities for a national healthcare company.  He also served as a regional director of maintenance, performing building and equipment evaluations and testing through the western US.  As head of facilities maintenance at two colleges, he supervised staff, developed projects, evaluated facilities and equipment, and managed maintenance projects.  Ed is a Certified Commissioning Professional, LEED Accredited professional, and Certified Plant Maintenance Manager through the Association of Facilities Engineers (AFE), and currently serves as a representative for the BCA on a statewide advisory committee for the Office of Public Instruction, as well as serving on the international Board of Directors to the BCA.. 

Todd Corder- Commissioning Authority
    Todd brings a wide ranging base of knowledge and experience with HVAC and mechanical systems operations, testing and controls verification in complex building systems.  During his 17 years as a test and balance technician, Todd was involved in a wide variety of sophisticated HVAC systems testing, including complex laboratory and hospital systems and control systems.  Since transferring to the Commissioning division, he has been involved in significant, high profile projects at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, St. James Healthcare in Butte, Montana, Kadlec Medical Center in Richland, Washington, and projects at colleges and universities throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

Herb Zielke - Commissioning Agent
Herb brings over 25 years of experience in facilities and equipment maintenance, and construction to the team, having worked for Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies, the Coeur d’Alene Resort and Northern Quest Casino and Resort in various capacities. He has vast knowledge in maintenance means and methods, and preventive or predictive maintenance programs and is invaluable to TESTCOMM expanding into LEED-EB and LEED O&M areas. Herb has commissioned several large projects for TESTCOMM, including the Deer Park High School Modernization and Olympia Student Housing Complex for WSU.