Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal — Pennsylvania — July 13 - 26, 2012 — 15C



ATTENTION: Architects & Engineers

From the Association of Energy Engineers Principal Colucci of Precis Engineering earns CEM

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MBLER, PA– Precis Engineering, Inc. principal Sam Co-

qualification,” said Precis Principal Robert Dick, PE. “Sam has a long history of finding customized energy solutions for every client.” Established in 1981 by the Association of Energy Engineers, the Certified Energy Manager credential provides an internationally recognized affirmation of demonstrated competencies in energy-related principles and practices. In order to meet the desig- nation, Colucci met a board- approved list of pre-qualifi- cations of field experience, educational achievements, and a passing score on the CEM exam. Colucci joined the Precis Engineering staff in 2012,

bringing over 20 years of en- gineering management and team leadership to the firm. His background includes sustainable mechanical sys- tems design for research and development biological and chemical laboratories; oral solid dosage manufac- turing, potent compound manufacturing, and active pharmaceutical ingredient processing; aseptic and bio- tech facilities; and central plant utility design. He previously led an energy services group, for which energy conservation projects offered clients an average payback of under four years, reduced carbon emissions, and saved over $10 million/ year. ■

lucci, PE, LEED AP BD+C, has earned the Ce r t i f i e d E n e r g y Manager® ( C E M ® ) qual i f i ca- tion from theAssoci-

Publication July 27, 2012 Deadline July 13, 2012

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ation of Energy Engineers. Colucci met educational, ex- perience, and rigorous test- ing requirements needed for the designation. “Sam’s ongoing commit- ment to energy and sustain- ability in engineering design is evidenced by the CEM Pittsburgh, PA – The M a s t e r Bu i l der s ’ A s s o c i a - tion Board o f Di rec - t o r s a r e pleased to announce t h e a p - pointment James Frantz

of James Frantz to the posi- tion of Chairman of theMBA Education Committee. Frantz is president of TEDCO Construction Cor- poration, a commercial con- struction company based in Carnegie, PA. “Jim is an excellent candi- date to serve as the Chair of the Education Committee,” said Jack Ra- mage, Executive Director of the Master Builders’ As- sociation. “His knowledge of the construction indus- try and his participation on the Associated General Contractors of America’s Education Committee will be beneficial to the MBA membership.” ■ Archer & Buchanan Architecture name Thackrah principal Frantz appointed chairman of the MBA Education Committee



WEST CHESTER, PA—Ar- cher &BuchananArchitecture, Ltd., an award-winning resi-

chanan and principal Daniel Russoniello in the leadership of the West Chester-based practice. “Michele is an extraordinary manager of complex residential projects,” said Peter Archer, AIA. “The finesse and detail that she brings to the coordina- tion of schedules, budgets and consultants is remarkable.” In her new role as princi- pal, Thackrah she will look to advance her efforts in the restaurant design field while managing responsibilities in

the residential practice and continuing to work closely with clients. Currently, she is working on new residences in Lower Merion and Villanova and on an addition to a home in Malvern. Thackrah has significant experience in residential ar- chitecture, having designed homes and additions in urban and rural locations. “Michele has an appreciation of Philadelphia’s historic sub- urbs and surroundings,” said Richard Buchanan, AIA. ■

dential and institutional design firm announ c e s t h a t M i - chele L. W. Th a c k r a h , AIA, LEED AP, has been n a m e d a principal of

Michele L. W. Thackrah

the firm. She joins Partners Peter Archer and Richard Bu-


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