WSP Flack + Kurtz appoints director of Built Ecology

WSP Flack + Kurtz has named Alan Shepherd to head the company's Built Ecology practice, which focuses on energy efficiency issues and green energy.

04/08/2013


Alan Shepherd, PE, LEED AP, WSP Flack + KurtzWSP Flack + Kurtz has appointed Alan Shepherd, PE, LEED AP, as senior vice president and director of its Built Ecology practice for the firm's San Francisco office where Shepherd is based. Built Ecology specializes in analysis, design, and consulting on issues related to energy and carbon, indoor environmental quality, water, and LEED.

In addition to overseeing the specialty practice in the U.S., Mr. Shepherd will work closely with clients and project teams to design integrated passive and active building systems.  

Previously, Shepherd worked at multidisciplinary design firms, where he developed and implemented innovative solutions and approaches to design for a wide range of building types, including offices, laboratories, academic buildings, theaters, museums and sports facilities. 

Shepherd was a recent speaker at Greenbuild, San Francisco, and has authored a number of papers addressing indoor environmental quality and the integration of building systems and facades.

Shepherd is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California, a Chartered Engineer as recognized by the British Engineering Council, and holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Cambridge in the U.K., and a Bachelor of Engineering with first-class honors from Northumbria University in Newcastle, also in the U.K.



Product of the Year
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
40 Under Forty: Get Recognized
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
MEP Giants Program
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
May 2018
40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety, performance-based designs, and more
April 2018
VRFs, lighting controls, BIM coordination, and more
March 2018
Sizing water pipes, ASHRAE 90.1, recovering waste heat, and more
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me