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May 2013

Ryan Burlett joined Metro CD Engineering as an Electrical Designer.  Welcome aboard, Ryan!

Justin Schultz, Lead Electrical Engineer, passed the RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) certification exam.  Congratulations, Justin!

April 2013       

Justin Schultz, P.E., LEED AP ID+C, Lead Electrical Engineer and Brian Johnson, EI, LEED AP O+M, Mechanical Engineer authored the cover story article, "Integrating Lighting, HVAC Systems: Use building energy modeling software to balance lighting and HVAC systems" in the April 2013 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.
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March 2013

Metro CD Engineering was selected by the OFCC (Ohio Facilities Construction Commission) as a pre-qualified engineering and energy services firm through June 30, 2015. A limited number of pre-qualified firms are selected by the OFCC and ranked higher than other firms; the pre-qualified firms are typically given highest priority for professional services for OFCC administered projects.


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February 2013       

Justin Schultz, P.E., LEED AP ID+C, Lead Electrical Engineer of Metro CD Engineering, authored the article, "Updates to the 2014 NEC (National Electrical Code)," in the January/February 2013 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.
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        AEP Ohio has enrolled Metro CD Engineering as a qualified AEP Ohio
        Solution Provider. 

January 2013

        Metro CD Engineering has been selected as a qualified AEP Ohio
        Retrocommissioning Service Provider (RSP).      

        Julia Noschang, E.I., passed the LEED AP O+M exam.
        Congratulations to Julia!

        Michael Chow, Member/Owner of Metro CD Engineering,
        passed the ACG (AABC Commissioning Group) Commissioning
        Authority CxA exam.

        Metro CD Engineering joined the BCA (Building Commissioning
        Association) as a Corporate Member.

Three of our electrical engineers received the City of Columbus Photovoltaic (PV) System 3rd Party Inspector certification. This certification allows each of these engineers to inspect Solar PV systems for the City of Columbus serving as a 3rd Party Inspector. Congratulations to Michael Chow, P.E., CxA, LEED AP BD+C; Justin Schultz, P.E., LEED AP ID+C; and Scotte Elliott, C.E.M., NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer for receiving this certification!

December 2012

        The Metro CD Engineering Newsletter was published. View the
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November 2012

        Brian Johnson, E.I., passed the LEED AP O+M exam.
        Congratulations to Brian!

October 2012

        Ida LaCour, Office Manager, passed the LEED Green Associate
        exam.  Congratulations to Ida!

September 2012

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, Member/Owner of Metro CD Engineering, authored the cover story, "Lighting Retrofits," of the September 2012 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.

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Scotte Elliott, C.E.M., NABCEP Certified Solar PV InstallerTM joined the Metro CD Engineering team.  Scotte has a master's degree in Electrical Engineering and brings over 15 years of experience.

Dustin Ruby joined the Metro CD Engineering team as an  Advanced Electrical Designer.  Dustin is also the firm's BIM (Building Information Modeling) and Revit MEP coordinator. Dustin has over 15 years of experience in the MEP industry.

August 2012

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, Member/Owner of Metro CD Engineering, authored the article, "Use the Right Resources to Specify LEDs," of the August 2012 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.

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July 2012

Brian Johnson, E.I. joined Metro CD Engineering as a Mechanical Engineer.  Brian is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

Julia Noschang, E.I. joined Metro CD Engineering as a Mechanical Engineer.  Julia is a graduate of Ohio Northern University.

Scotte Elliott, CEM joined Metro CD Engineering as an Electrical Engineer and Energy Specialist.  Scotte brings over twenty years of experience of electrical engineering experience including alternative energy design and installations.

June 2012

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, participated in a roundtable discussion article "MEP Roundtable: Industrial Strength" in the June 2012 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.
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Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C received the Ohio Northern University 2012 Distinguished Alumni AwardThe Distinguished Alumni  Awards are based on outstanding service to the objectives of the Alumni Association of Ohio Northern University, service with distinction in the nominee’s chosen profession and tangible expression of loyalty to ONU. This is ONU's highest alumni honor.

March 2012

Metro CD Engineering received the federal SBA 8(a) Business Development Program certification on March 6.   Metro CD Engineering's program term is for nine years and runs through March 6, 2021.

        Metro CD Engineering has joined ACEC, the American Council
        of Engineering Companies of Ohio.             

February 2012

Metro CD Engineering is the MEP engineering consulting firm working on the C-TEC Net-Zero Energy Model Home project.

Justin Schultz, P.E., LEED AP ID+C was profiled on The Dublin Chamber of Commerce's NextGen Young Professionals Member Spotlight.

January 2012

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C was selected to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine's Editorial Advisory Board.

Metro CD Engineering joined the SAME (Society of American Military Engineers) Kittyhawk Post as a sustaining member.

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C was voted to a second two-year term as a member of the Board of Directors for the USGBC (United States Green Building Council) Central Ohio Chapter.

November 2011

Robert H. Fuller, P.E., F. NSPE joined Metro CD Engineering as a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Studio Manager and Project Manager. Mr. Fuller brings over 4 decades of engineering experience to the Metro CD team.

William J. Sampson joined Metro CD Engineering as the Director of Business Development. Mr. Sampson is a member of
SMPS Columbus Chapter and is the Director of the Membership committee.

September 2011

Ida LaCour joined Metro CD Engineering as the Office Manager. Ms. LaCour was born in Louisiana and is a survivor of Hurricane Katrina.

October 2011

For the second year in a row, Metro CD Engineering tied for second-place as Columbus CEO magazine's "Best of Business."

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C gave the
keynote speech at the Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine's 40 Under Forty Awards dinner in Chicago. 

August 2011       

Justin Schultz, P.E., LEED AP ID+C and Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C co-authored "Know the Latest Lighting Code" in the August issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.  This document was the most visited online article for the August issue.

The team of Mr. Schultz and Mr. Chow also co-authored the online only companion article "Going Beyond the Code."


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June 2011

Metro CD Engineering was selected by the State (Ohio) Architect's Office (SAO) as a pre-qualified engineering and energy services firm through June 30, 2013.  A limited number of pre-qualified firms are selected by the SAO and ranked higher than other firms; the pre-qualified firms are typically given highest priority for professional services for SAO administered projects.

May 2011

Justin F. Schultz, P.E., LEED AP ID+C received the 2011 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine Forty Under 40 award.  This honor recognizes the most talented young individuals in the North America engineering community supporting the building industry.

April 2011

Holly M. Brubach, P.E., CEM, LEED AP BD+C joined Metro CD Engineering as the Lead Mechanical Engineer.  Ms. Brubach has over 10 years of experience and is passionate about energy conservation design.

October 2010

Metro CD Engineering tied for second-place as Columbus CEO magazine's "Best of Business."

February 2010

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C was voted as Secretary of the USGBC (United States Green Building Council) Central Ohio ChapterHe was voted to a two-year term.

January 2010

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP BD+C was a guest entrepreneurial speaker at Ohio Northern University (ONU).  His speech was broadcast live on the web via ONU's website.

July 2009

Justin F. Schultz, P.E., LEED AP passed the electrical power Professional Engineer (P.E.) exam.  Justin was presented with his Professional Engineering license at a Statehouse ceremony hosted by the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Surveyors and the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE).  Metro CD Engineering congratulates Justin on this tremendous accomplishment.

June 2009

Metro CD Engineering was selected by the State (Ohio) Architect's Office (SAO) as a pre-qualified engineering and energy services firm through June 30, 2011.  A limited number of pre-qualified firms are selected by the SAO and ranked higher than other firms; the pre-qualified firms are typically given highest priority for professional services for SAO administered projects.

May 2009

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP, received the 2009 Columbus Business First newspaper Forty Under 40 honor.  The award is based upon professional achievements, award and recognitions, and community involvement.

April 2009

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP received the 2009 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine Forty Under 40 award.  This honor recognizes the most talented young individuals in the North America engineering community supporting the building industry.

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP was a guest speaker for the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour stop at Ohio Northern University.

March 2009

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP, joined the TechColumbus Green Team. Columbus was named the #1 Up-And-Coming Tech City by Forbes Magazines in 2008.

February 2009

Michael Chow, P.E., LEED AP, was appointed to the Ohio Northern University College of Engineering Advisory Board.

January 2009

Metro CD Engineering's office received the Columbus Green Spot certification.

Metro CD Engineering is a Sustaining Member of the IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America).

December 2008

Justin Schultz passed the LEED-NC exam and is now a LEED Accredited Professional.

October 2008

Justin Schultz, E.I.T., joined Metro CD Engineering as an Electrical Engineer.  Justin graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University in 2003.  He graduated in 2006 with an M.B.A. from Ashland University.  Justin brings 5 years of experience with Embarq as a Systems IT Engineer.

January 2008

Michael Chow, Principal of Metro CD Engineering, was recently awarded the 2007-2008 William L. Robinson Alumni Award given by Ohio Northern UniversityThe annual recipient demonstrates passion and loyalty toward his profession, community, and alma mater, Ohio Northern University.