Thomas Hartman, P.E., Principal
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- BSME, Michigan State University
- Registered Professional Engineer, Mechanical Engineering in Washington, Oregon, California, and British Columbia Canada.
- In 1974 developed the Hartman EVS simulation Program Series, one of the first hourly building energy simulation programs.
- In 1976 developed an innovative approach to HVAC control strategies called Dynamic Control.
- In 1987 led the development efforts of The Operators' Control Language (OCL) guideline, a control language guide aimed at improving the performance of Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems.
- In 1988 released a new VAV control concept called Terminal Regulated Air Volume (TRAV).
- In 1993 Developed a concept called the "Comfort Utility" as a means of capturing the full benefits and opportunities of the deregulated utility era for both building owners/managers and electric service providers.
- In 1995 Refined an integrated approach to chiller plant control that reduces annual cooling energy requirements in commercial buildings to less than 50% of a typical chiller plant utilizing a high efficiency chiller (Chiller Plants).
- Has lectured advanced technology topics at seminars throughout the world.
- Consulting editor for Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning magazine.
- Internationally recognized expert in the field of advanced high-performance building operation strategies.