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Website:www.forumstudio.com
Mailing Address:35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1300, Chicago
Primary Contact Name:Evan Jahn
Contact Phone:312.884.8004
Contact Email:[email protected]
Which most closely describes your business? Design-Builder
Indicate professional licensing of key staff, where applicable:Illinois Professional Engineer (PE), Illinois Registered Architect (RA), Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
Indicate key markets for your organization:Commercial Office, Data Centers, Healthcare, High Rise, Hospitality, Institutional / Government, Laboratories, Mixed Use, Multi-family Residential, Sports Arenas / Venues
Please list core areas of company expertise:ENVELOPE AND ROOF REVIEW, FACILITIES STAFF SURVEY AND CHARRETTE, MEP SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, ENERGY PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS, IDENTIFY OPERATIONAL COST REDUCTIONS, BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING, BENCHMARK AGAINST SIMILAR FACILITIES, BENCHMARK AGAINST INDUSTRY STANDARDS, ENERGY CODE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, ESTIMATE ENHANCEMENT COSTS,FACILITY SUSTAINMENT PLAN, FACILITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN, MEP SOLUTIONS, AND ROOF SOLUTIONS, MONITORING AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT, COMMISSIONING AND RETRO-COMMISSIONING,
Please list relevant experience providing energy services in the Chicago metro area:Forum Studio has provided existing building and startup building commissioning services nationwide for hundreds of clients nationally. In our relative short existence in the Chicago market our experience is mostly with large institutional and industrial facilities.
Please describe your experience that qualifies you to conduct benchmarking and data verification services, including specific training on use of Portfolio Manager, ASHRAE Level I, II or III audits (or similar):Our experience in commissioning over 2 million SF in the Chicago area market alone. We have staff that are specialized in MEP trades and are also Professional Engineers with certifications that specialized in energy management, ASHRAE standard creation, LEED, as well as envelope and roof enclosures. Multiple staff have conducted ASHRAE Level I, II, and III audits and we have extensive familiarity with Portfolio Manager by way of the LEED O+M and BD+C certification systems.
Provide a brief summary of your experience providing building improvements to enhance energy performance:"Following the on-site research effort, our Technical Assurance Group
(TAG) leverages its advanced “toolbox” of analytic methods and models. The site data assembled during the research phase allows TAG experts to extract insights about MEP systems function, system integrity, life cycle expectancy of equipment, building envelope, and roofing status. Using Building Information Modeling tools, the team can create accurate
energy models, simulate energy performance options, and develop strategies to optimize operating costs."
If requested, how many references can you provide?More than 3
Entry Date8/5/2015


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