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Wade H. Conlan, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BCxP

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ASHRAE Instructor

Wade H. Conlan, P.E., Member ASHRAE, BCxP, CxA, LEED AP BD+C


    Wade H. Conlan, P.E., BCxP, CxA, has over 29 years of commissioning and design engineering experience and has completed projects in a variety of building use categories. Wade’s projects have included laboratories, central utility plants, hospitality, themed entertainment, pharmaceutical, gaming, mission critical, and healthcare facilities. Having joined ASHRAE as a student at Penn State, and receiving his Bachelor of Architectural Engineering in 1995, Wade is an active participant in many levels of ASHRAE, including being a past Chapter President, Regional Refrigeration Chair, and many roles at society. He is a Vice President for 2023-2025 (two-year term) and was formerly a Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Additionally, Wade has chaired the Environmental Health Committee, lead the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force’s Building Readiness Team, chaired SPC 110 – Method of Test for Fume Hood Performance, chaired TC 9.10 Laboratories, member of SSPC 300 – Building Commissioning, voting member of GPC 1.1 and past-chair of GPC 1.6P – Commissioning for Data Centers. Wade has been published in many technical documents, including the ASHRAE Journal. He also has spoken at, and chaired, numerous ASHRAE Conferences on topics of energy, indoor air quality, and standards. Wade currently serves as Hanson's Commissioning & Energy Discipline Manager whose team does work around the world, and has led retro-commissioning on more than 70 million square feet of buildings around the world. He has also led many commissioning, energy audits, and condition assessments.

    Courses Taught

    3 hours

    Improving K-12 School’s HVAC Systems for IAQ and Infectious Aerosol Management

    Reopening Commercial Buildings: Evaluating Your HVAC System’s Readiness to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2

    Evaluating Your HVAC System’s Readiness to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2

    Reopening Universities: Managing HVAC Systems to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2