Bart Rado Jr. - president

NEBB Certified Professional

PRINCIPAL: Air Balancing Engineers, Inc.

48 years, Testing and Balancing

Mr. Rado is responsible for HVAC Air and Hydronic Testing and Balancing, Troubleshooting, Commissioning and Consultation for system design.


EDUCATION:

 Baldwin Wallace College – B.S.

 Penn State University – Testing and Balancing


CERTIFICATION:

 National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB)

Certified Professional (CP) for Testing, Adjusting and Balance (TAB) Certification Number 2412, since 1976

Seminar for Clean Room Performance Testing

Certified Systems Commissioning Administrator (SCA) for Building Systems Commissioning

Certified for Sound and Vibration Measurement

 National Energy Management Institute (NEMI)

Certified Supervisor

 30 Hour OSHA Certified


MEMBERSHIP:

 National Environmental Balancing Bureau

 Middle Atlantic Environmental Balancing Association

 American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers

 American Institute of Plant Engineers

 Sheet Metal Contractor’s Association of NE Pennsylvania

 National Energy Management Institute

 Mechanical Contractors Association

 Institute of Environmental Sciences


Mr. Rado has served on the Technical Committee of NEBB for the State of Pennsylvania in the following capacities:


 Member, Board of Directors

 Pennsylvania Representative to the NEBB National Committee

 Member of the Technical Committee for review and updating NEBB Specifications

 Consultant to Automatic Temperature Control Companies

 Consultant to numerous Balancing Seminars on the NEBB state level


Mr. Rado’s specialization has involved the following:

 Consultant to national construction firms to test, balance and troubleshoot air and hydronic systems throughout the continental United States

 Assisted numerous engineers in design projects as well as troubleshooting both new and existing HVAC systems

 Experienced in testing for Class 1 Clean Rooms, special air filtration processes, air flow studies and particle counts

 Managed various aspects of cGMP validated projects including supervising various testing & balancing projects for Pharmaceutical Facility Validation, Site Acceptance Tests, HVAC system commissioning, and Installation and Operational Qualifications.


Marc Caladie - NEBB CT

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Crestwood High School

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Test and Balance Technician – Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

CertainTeed Insulation Plant - 1989 to 1996

22 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 1996 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing & Building Pressurization Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

Project Supervisor for Sanofi facilities – Labs, Vivariums, Research Facilities, Cleanrooms, Manufacturing, Fume Hoods at various campuses 

Merck & Company, Inc. - Project Supervisor at various campuses

Janssen, Inc. - Various campuses

Dupont Pharmaceuticals - Research Labs

Emisphere Technologies - Fume Hood Testing


HOSPITALS:

Saint Joseph's Medical Center

Geisinger Health Systems

Lehigh Valley Health Network


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

Lehigh University

Frostburg University, Maryland CCIT 

Williamport School District

Penn State University - Various Campuses

Bloomsburg University


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Canaan Federal Prison

Saquoit Industries

Arrow International - Clean Room Testing

Fairchild Semiconductor - Applications Lab

Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Fort Indian Town Gap

Tobyhanna Depot


Christopher Loiselle - NEBB CT

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Lakeland Senior High School

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Test and Balance Technician  Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

12 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 2008 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing, Building Pressurization Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

Janssen, Inc. – Various Campuses and Projects - WORLD WIDE

Sanofi Pasteur - Annual Building Pressure Verification

Merck & Company, Inc. - Various Campuses

Bristol Myers Squibb - Process Scale Up

TEVA Pharmaceuticals - Numerous Projects

Novartis Pharmaceuticals


HOSPITALS:

Hershey Medical Center - Children's Hospital

Saint Barnabas Hospital

Veterans Affairs Hospital - Various Campuses


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

Mansfield University - Grant Science Center

Bloomsburg University - Sutliff Hall, Upper Campus Housing

Penn State University - State College, PA

Frostburg University, Maryland


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Tobyhanna Army Depot

Unilife World Headquaters

Coal Township SCI Housing

Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

United States Coast Guard

James McGuire - NEBB CT

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Wilkes-Barre Vocational Technical School - 5 Year Sheet Metal Apprenticeship 

Vantage CAD System Training

Trane Air Conditioning Clinic

Luzerne County Community College - ACAD Training

Kalamazoo Valley Community Collge - Refrigeration Electrical For HVAC Controllers

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Test and Balance Technician – Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

27 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Power Mechanical Corp. 1991-1994

Suburban Mechanical Corp. 1999-2000

Delbar Sheet Metal 2001-2002

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 2002 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing, Building Pressurization & Non-Invasive Flow Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

Janssen, Inc. – Various Campuses and Projects - WORLD WIDE

Sanofi Pasteur - Annual Building Pressure Verification

Merck & Company, Inc. - Various Campuses

Bristol Myers Squibb - Annual Recertification 

TEVA Pharmaceuticals - Fume Hood Testing


HOSPITALS:

Saint Barnabas Hospital, New Jersey

Arnot Ogden Hospital 

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Veterans Affairs Hospital - Annual Recertification


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

Kutztown University

University of Maryland - Physical Sciences Complex

Wilkes University - King's Ramada

Bloomsburg University


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Ocean Spray

Hollywood Slots Casino

Mohegan Sun Casino

Harrisburg International Airport

Timothy J. McManus, Jr. - NEBB CT

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Wyoming Valley West High School

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Test and Balance Technician – Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

35 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Rado Mechanical Corporation – 3 years – Sheet Metal Worker

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 1988 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing & Building Pressurization Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

 Janssen, Inc. – Various Campuses and Projects - WORLD WIDE

 Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals – Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing  

Human Genome Sciences – Large Scale Manufacturing Facility 

Mentor Labs  - WI

Charles River Labs - Vivarium


HOSPITALS:

Einstein Medical Center

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Hershey Medical Center


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

University of PA - School of Veterinary Medicine

Villanova University - School of Law

North Schuykill School District


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Procter & Gamble - Environmental Study

Ocean Spray

Tobyhanna Depot

Minersville Federal Correctional Institution

Frackville Co-Generation Plant

Lackawanna County Multi-Purpose Stadium

Harris Semiconductor

IBM - Alpha Line


Richard Robbins - NEBB CT

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Crestwood High School

Wilkes-Barre Vo-Tech

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Test and Balance Technician – Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

15 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Precision Tool Machine Shop – 1991-2003

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 2003 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing & Building Pressurization Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

Janssen, Inc. – Various Campuses 

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals – Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing  

Merck & Company, Inc. - Various Campuses

Charles River Labs, Reno Nevada

Bristol Myers Squibb


HOSPITALS:

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Community Medical Center

Saint Joseph's Medical Center

Geisinger Medical Center

Lehigh Valley Health Network


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

Bloomsburg University - Sutliff Hall

University of Scranton - Dormitories 

Penn State University - HUB Project

University of Maryland - Physical Sciences Complex


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Luzerne County Courthouse

Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes-Barre, PA

SCI Benner 

American Eagle Outfitters Distribution Center

Tobyhanna Depot


John M. Schmidt - NEBB CT

  

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Hanover Area High School

Wilkes-Barre Vocational Technical School

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Certified Welding Technician

Luzerne County Community College - HVAC Design I

Test and Balance Technician  Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

37 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Wilkes-Barre Sheet Metal – Sheet Metal Foreman 1981-1986

Rado Mechanical Corp. - Sheet Metal Worker 1986-1987

Allied Mechanical Corp. - Sheet Metal Worker 1987-1989

Harrington Sheet Metal - Sheet Metal Worker 1989-1990

Construction Unlimited - Sheet Metal Worker 1990-1995

Watkins Inland Industrial Contractors - Sheet Metal Foreman 1995-1999

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 1999 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing & Building Pressurization Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

Nentor Labs - Wisconsin

Janssen, Inc. - Various Campuses WORLD WIDE

Merck & Company, Inc. - Various Campuses

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Charles River Labs, Reno Nevada

Salk Institute, Inc.

Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.

Bristol Myers Squibb

Human Genome Sciences


HOSPITALS:

Saint Luke's Critical Care Hospital

Einstein Medical Center

Lehigh Valley Health Network

VA Medical Center


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

University of Pennsylvania - Veterinary Hospital

Villanova University - School of Law


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Ocean Spray 

Christopher Smith - NEBB CT

  

NEBB Certified Technician

  

EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing

Bishop Hoban High School

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

Test and Balance Technician – Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

31 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

 – Sheet Metal Worker

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 1995 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:


Sanofi Pasteur

Bristol Myers Squibb

Sanofi Aventis


HOSPITALS:

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital - Emergency Department Upgrades

VA Medical Center

Ogden Arnot Hospital


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

Bloomsburg University

Delaware Valley - Various Projects

North Pocono High School

Kutztown University


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores

Sands Casino

Dechert / Cira Center, Philadelphia

SEPTA / Suburban Station, Philadelphia

Lincoln Financial - Philadelphia Eagles Football Stadium

Newark Devils Arena, New Jersey

DANIEL ZIMMERMAN - NEBB CP & CT

NEBB Certified Professional - Fume Hood Testing


NEBB Certified Technician - Air & Hydronic Balancing


EDUCATION:

NEBB Certified – Air & Hydronic Balancing; ASHRAE 110 Fume Hood Testing

Shenandoah Valley High School

United States Army - Cavalry Scout

Sheet Metal Apprenticeship School

National Air Filtration Association

Test and Balance Technician 

Mechanical Drafting Courses

Personnel Management Training

30 Hour OSHA Safety Training

  

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

24 Years accredited service in the Sheet Metal Trade

Antz Refrigeration - Project Foreman 1994 - 2002

Air Balancing Engineers, Inc. – 2002 to present 

Project Supervisor/Technician – Air and Hydronic Balancing & Fume Hood Testing Specialist


-KEY PROJECTS-


PHARMACEUTICALS:

Ben Venue Labs

Catalent, Winchester KY

Merck & Company, Inc. - Various campuses

Human Genome - Research Labs & Cleanrooms

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals - Biopharm. Manufacturing

Janssen, Inc. – Various Campuses and Projects - WORLD WIDE


HOSPITALS:

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Saint Joseph's Medical Center

Lewisburg Evangelical Hospital

Hershey Medical Center


SCHOOLS / UNIVERSITIES:

Pocono Mountain School District

Carlisle Army War College

Lock Haven University

Mansfield University


COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL:

Numerous Retail / Food Stores / Office Buildings

SCI Benner 

Corning Glass - Project MINO

Hollywood Slots Casino

Sands Bethworks Casino

Northern Tier Career Center

Canaan Federal Prison

New Jersey Devils Hockey Arena