DBR Hires Director of Sustainability

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DBR Engineering Consultants, Inc.is pleased to announce that Eddy Santosa, CBCP, LEED® AP BD+C, BEMP will serve as Director of Sustainability and support the firm statewide.

“Eddy brings a wealth of experience to DBR that will broaden our depth of capabilities in sustainable design, leading to more energy efficient project design,” said Ayman H. Ashkar PE, LEED® Green Associate, Vice President of DBR.

Santosa has over fifteen years of experience practicing sustainable design in the A/E/C industry and holds a Master of Science in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Building Science from the National University of Singapore.

Santosa has been involved in establishing sustainable design strategies, energy conservation strategies, and passive design analyses for projects in the US and around the world. His works range from developing master plans and conceptual design strategies for net zero projects to providing project management and energy simulation calculations for LEED certifications.

He is a CBCP (Certified Building Commissioning Professional) and a LEED AP BD+C, BEMP (Building Energy Modeling Professional). He serves as a USGBC Energy and Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group Member, a BEMwiki Editor at IBPSA US, and USGBC pro reviewer.

Santosa’s works have been widely published in articles, books, and research journals. He is also a frequent speaker and has spoken at many conferences including Greenbuild, ASHRAE conferences, IBPSA conference, and Autodesk University. His primary interest area is integrated design and the implementation of building performance assessments, especially daylight and energy performance, in the early design stages.

About DBR - DBR provides mechanical, electrical and plumbing consulting services with a focus on energy-efficiency and building performance. Founded in 1972, DBR currently employs 120 people and is recognized as a forward-thinking firm by proactively identifying opportunities and investing in proper planning for the future.

For more information, contact DBR at (713) 914-0888 or visit our website at www.dbrinc.com.