MEP Design in South Florida/Caribbean with Brian Lomel

Brian Lomel, Managing Principal – TLC Engineering Solutions Director of the PEAK Institute

Brian and his wife have lived in South Florida for 20+ years, dodging hurricanes, gardening, cooking, running and attending Miami Heat and Dolphin games. He is a fuzzy Bee from Georgia Tech, and is a proud cat-dad.

His background includes Director of TLC’s R&D team, the “PEAK Institute”; Florida PE with a Mechanical Engineering Degree; LEED® and WELL® Accredited Professional; Leadership roles in ASHRAE, USGBC, BOMA, GMBHA, AIA and the Construction Executives Association; A member of ULI’s National Building Healthy Places Forum; Past AIA Miami “Engineer of the Year”.

As a principal at TLC, Brian’s 30+ years of consulting engineering practice have been established in the design of high-performance, sustainable, and health focused MEP systems in all building types. These experiences have made him a valuable team member for cost effective, efficient integrated design solutions.

Show Highlights

  • The rules are reversed when you’re designing in regions with different climates.
  • Effective energy conservation ideas implemented without technology.
  • Understanding the multiple ways radiation impacts air distribution when selecting products. 
  • Avoid assumptions for uses with water and other site resources.
  • Involvement of insurance and reinsurance companies in designing green projects.
  • The “silent motivator” to maintain existing structures to keep buildings from being obsolete. 
  • Brian’s gift of translating technical language to building owners for  effective environment and market changes.
  • A tip that provides an opportunity to get outside the green building industry to make a greater impact within. 

Brian Lomel LEED Fellow Transcript

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