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Keystone Northeast Chapter of PSPE

The Keystone Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) recently hosted their December Holiday Luncheon. Borton-Lawson’s A.J. Speicher, P.E. conducted the technical instruction portion of the meeting which counted for 1.0 PDH (professional development hour).

Mr. Speicher’s presentation was “Building Commissioning: A process to Save Energy” and described the commissioning process, how commissioning can be applied cost-effectively to new construction and discussed the new LEED v4 commissioning requirements.

Borton-Lawson continues actively support the Keystone Northeast Chapter of PSPE by coordinating events with local professionals and students, attending workshops, and volunteering for Chapter officer positions. Brian Palmiter, EIT is the Chapter Secretary and Chris Hetro, PE is the 1st Immediate Past President. Other Borton-Lawson employees that are actively involved with the local Chapter include Tom Maheady, Mary Hudson, Matt Archey, Brian Mattern. Also, Brian Kutz and Scott Bush are actively involved with their Lehigh Valley Chapter.

Anyone who is interested in becoming involved with the local Chapter, may contact Brian Palmiter (bpalmiter AT borton-lawson.com). Upcoming activities within the Chapter include the annual MATHCOUNTS competition, the 2017 Wilkes Career Panel, the Wyoming Valley Flood Protection Tour, and the Order of the Engineer Ceremony, all of which will be in need of volunteer help and may be eligible for PDHs.