Plenary announced: checking the Cx road map
NCBC will discuss the role of commissioning on the building industry.
PECI Executive Director Phil Welker will kick off the National Conference on
Building Commissioning (NCBC) with an address about the past, present, and future of the commissioning role
in the building industry. With 30 years in the energy efficiency industry,
Welker presents a unique view of where we are in reaching our collective goal
of making commissioning "business as usual."
touch on what are the effects of adjacent industries and discuss changes in the
utility industry. Welker will also review the progression of engineering and
the labor force, technical evolutions in building systems and automated
platforms, in addition to the smart grid and how this all relates to building
commissioning yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey