Spectrum Engineers is pleased to announce that Kurt Dallinga, P.E., RCDD, CTS, acoustical and technology engineer, was named a top young professional in Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mountain States magazine’s 2011 Top 20 Under 40 issue.
The Top 20 Under 40 program recognizes young professionals, under the age of 40, in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry who have “earned the respect of their peers and the industry by taking on responsibility and leadership roles within their firms and contributing to the growth and health of the industry.” Mr. Dallinga says that he is proud to be included among such high-caliber professionals working in the Mountain States region.
Having joined Spectrum Engineers in 1998 as an intern engineer, Mr. Dallinga was made project technology engineer upon graduating from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering in 2000. In 2009, he was promoted to associate-principal technology and acoustical engineer. He is currently writing his thesis for a Master of Science degree in acoustical engineering from Penn State University.
Mr. Dallinga has provided technology systems design and acoustical engineering for hundreds of projects. Among his proudest achievements was designing cutting-edge audio-video and voice/data systems for what many consider a chance-in-a-lifetime project: the restoration of the historic State of Utah Capitol, which was rededicated in 2008 and has won many national and regional engineering and design awards.
With two more engineers earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED™ AP) credentials, Spectrum Engineers now employs a total of 19 LEED™ APs.
Spectrum’s newest LEED™ APs (Building, Design and Construction—BD+C—track) are: Peter Johansen, P.E., LEED™ AP BD+C, principal electrical engineer Lance Brown, EIT, LEED™ AP BD+C, mechanical engineer.
Peter E. Johansen
Peter E. Johansen, P.E., LEED™ AP, principal electrical engineer, possesses more than 12 years of experience with Spectrum Engineers, where he focuses on electrical engineering for K-12 education, complex healthcare and other types of projects. With experience on nearly 80 K–12 education projects, Mr. Johansen leads the electrical engineering portion of Spectrum’s K-12 Center of Engineering Excellence. He is a professional engineer (P.E.) licensed to practice electrical engineering in Utah where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Brigham Young University. He also possesses a Master of Business Administration from San Jose State University.
In addition to being a LEED™ AP, Mr. Lance Brown is an experienced mechanical engineering graduate and EIT (Engineer-in-Training). In 2009 he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with a nearly unheard of 3.965 grade point average. His experience includes mechanical engineering for complex healthcare projects as well as government, office, higher education and other project types. Mr. Brown joined Spectrum Engineers as an intern in April 2008.
Spectrum Engineers is pleased to announce Ray W. Moore, P.E., CPD, CGD, LEED™ AP, FASPE, principal mechanical and plumbing engineer, was inducted into the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Kenneth G. Wentink College of Fellows. This is a lifetime honor for Moore, who has been bestowed the right to use the designation FASPE as well as all the honors and privileges as a member of the College of Fellows. The Fellows program recognizes ASPE members with an established reputation who have made significant, sustained contributions to the plumbing engineering and design profession, ASPE and/or the plumbing industry.ASPE
Founded in 1964 with more than 7,000 members worldwide, ASPE represents a network of professionals
skilled in the design, specification, inspection and manufacture of plumbing systems. According to the
organization’s website, “ASPE is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to
the professional growth and advancement of its members, and to the health, welfare, and safety of the public.”
Mr. Ray W. Moore, P.E, CPD, CGD, LEED™ AP, FASPE, principal mechanical and plumbing engineer with Spectrum Engineers, offers clients 40 years of engineering and design experience. He is a professional engineer (P.E.) licensed to practice mechanical engineering in Utah and seven other states and has earned several other certifications. He holds a Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) credential from ASPE. He is also a Certified GeoExchange Designer (CGD) by the AEE and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED™ AP).
His interests in mechanical and plumbing engineering stretch beyond designing these systems for high-profile and complex projects, taking him into the classroom where he has been able to share his expertise and experience with others. An active member of several professional organizations, Mr. Moore has served as the Vice President Legislative for ASPE and has been recognized many times by professional organizations for his contributions to their goals. He has taught numerous seminars on plumbing and mechanical-related topics since 1996. He has also been named Committee Chair of the International Code Council (ICC) International Plumbing Code Committee (IPC) for the 2009/2010 Code Development Cycle. His term is effective July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2011.
Jonathan Jensen, P.E., LEED™ AP, CPD, HBDP, BEMP, associate mechanical engineer with Spectrum Engineers, has earned the
Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) certification from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning
This ASHRAE certification program attests to an individual’s ability to evaluate, choose, use, calibrate and interpret the results of energy modeling software when applied to building and systems energy performance and economics. It also confirms an individual’s competence to model new and existing buildings and systems with their full range of physics.
“An ASHRAE certification benefits building owners, employers and individuals,” says ASHRAE President Gordon Holness. “Firms who employ ASHRAE-certified professionals are better able to promote their services, and individuals who are certified approach their responsibilities with greater confidence. ASHRAE certification helps professionals demonstrate that they have mastered a certain body of knowledge and can provide outstanding services in their area of expertise.”
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of some 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating,
ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing,
publishing and continuing education.
Since 2005, Mr. Jensen has been providing mechanical engineering services for the successful completion of healthcare, hospitality, education, military and other project types. He is a professional engineer (P.E.) licensed to practice mechanical engineering in Utah (#277596-2202). He is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED™AP) and a Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) by ASPE and has also earned ASHRAE’s High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification in addition to earning ASHRAE’s BEMP certification.
Salt Lake City—Spectrum Engineers has won several more awards this year.
IES Illumination Awards
Joseph M. “Jody” Good, III, LC, IALD, FIES, USITT, LEED™ AP, principal lighting designer with Spectrum Engineers, was honored with Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Illumination Awards for his lighting designs for three projects in four categories: Codale Electric Headquarters (category: Indoor Lighting), Spectrum Engineers Headquarters (categories: Indoor Lighting and Energy and Environmental), and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Outdoor Prayer Grotto (category: Outdoor Lighting). Additionally, the Spectrum Engineers Headquarters project was recognized with an IES Illumination Award, Award of Merit, in the Energy and Environmental category and has moved on to international competition.
Best of State
2010 marks the eighth consecutive year that Spectrum Engineers has won medals in Utah’s Best of State program. Spectrum took home medals, which were presented at a black-tie gala on May 29, 2010, in electrical engineering and lighting design categories.
Spectrum Engineers is pleased to announce that Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine has named Ralph Koeber, P.E., LEED™ AP, associate
electrical engineer, to the 2010 40 Under 40 list. He was selected by a panel of judges who chose him as one of the most up-and-coming engineers
for buildings or allied fields under the age of 40. Mr. Koeber was recognized for his recent projects, academic and professional achievements,
and personal achievements.
Mr. Koeber, P.E., LEED™ AP, is an associate with Spectrum Engineers (where he has been employed for five years), a professional engineer (P.E.) licensed to practice electrical engineering in Utah and a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED™ AP).
After more than a decade as an electrician and Master Electrician, Mr. Koeber returned to school to become an electrical engineer, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Utah in 2005. Prior to that, he had earned an associate’s degree in applied science from Salt Lake Community College. Community service and volunteerism are important to Mr. Koeber. An Eagle Scout, Mr. Koeber heads a troop of Boy Scouts who do everything from making snowshoes out of electrical conduit to Dutch-oven cooking.
Wishing to impart his hands-on experience and training to young electricians, Mr. Koeber has taught the electrical apprenticeship course at Salt Lake Community College for four years.
At age 27, Will N. Felt, P.E., LEED™ AP, electrical engineer with Spectrum Engineers, was named a Top 20 Under 40 design/construction professional
for the states of Utah, Idaho and Montana in the April 2010 issue of Mountain States Construction. The Top 20 Under 40 program recognizes 20
individuals under the age of 40 representing the “best of the best in their construction and design careers” and highlights how they have
contributed to their professions and their communities.
Winners were selected through a highly competitive process. Peers, co-workers and managers nominated more than 40 people from construction and
design industries. A panel of five judges then selected the Top 20 based on criteria that included: achievement of, or progress toward, i
ndustry certifications, professional licensure, community service, industry involvement and contribution to creating or building landmark
Mr. Felt has been providing electrical engineering services since 2005, when he joined Spectrum Engineers as an intern. Since that time he has progressed to the position of project electrical engineer having earned his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Utah, his professional engineer (P.E.) licenses in Utah and California and his designation as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED™ AP) by the United States Green Building Council. He has contributed to the community through his professional expertise, having designed electrical systems at dozens of high-profile, community-enhancing projects including: the Sundance Conference Center at Sundance Resort, SelectHealth Offices in Salt Lake City, and complex laboratory clean rooms for the University of Utah and Moxtek. He has volunteered for organizations including Volunteers Involved in Development Abroad building housing for and teaching orphans in Obregon, Mexico. Additionally, the American Consulting Engineers Council of Utah recognized Mr. Felt as the 2009 Young Professional of the Year.
Jonathan Jensen, P.E., LEED™ AP, CPD, HBDP, mechanical engineer with Spectrum Engineers, has earned a High-Performance Building Design Professional
certification from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
ASHRAE’s certification program identifies individuals who have demonstrated they have the necessary training and tools for the design of high-performance buildings that live up to their performance capability.
“An ASHRAE certification benefits building owners, employers and individuals,” says ASHRAE President Gordon Holness. “Firms who employ ASHRAE-certified engineers are better able to promote their services, and individuals who are certified approach their design responsibilities with greater confidence. ASHRAE certification helps professionals demonstrate that they have mastered a certain body of knowledge and can provide outstanding services in their area of expertise.”
The content of the exam includes sustainability concepts, HVAC and sustainable processes and environmental improvement programs and rating systems; energy analysis; indoor environment; controls and monitoring; benchmarking with performance metrics; water conservation, commissioning in sustainable construction; and operation and maintenance of high-performance buildings.
Since 2005, Mr. Jensen has been providing mechanical engineering services for the successful completion of healthcare, hospitality, education, military and other project types. He is a professional engineer (P.E.) licensed to practice mechanical engineering in Utah (#277596-2202 / 2002), is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED™ AP) and is a Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) by ASPE in addition to his HBDP certification.
Spectrum Engineers has provided engineering services for three buildings that were recently awarded full LEED™ Platinum status: Swaner EcoCenter, Park City, UT; Utah State University Wetland Discovery Point at Utah Botanical Center, Kaysville, UT; and Westminster College Meldrum Science Center, Salt Lake City, UT.
Joseph M. “Jody” Good, III, LC, IALD, FIES, USITT, LEED™ AP, principal lighting designer with Salt Lake City-based Spectrum Engineers, was honored
with his third international GE Lighting Award and a national-level IES Illumination Award of Merit. He received a 2008 GE Edison Award for Excellence
in Environmental Design for his lighting design at Holy Family Catholic Church in South Ogden, Utah, which also earned an IES Illumination Award of Merit.
The GE Edison Award for Excellence in Environmental Design recognizes designs that demonstrate high-quality lighting, conserve energy, successfully
integrate daylighting, ensure system durability and maintainability, control light pollution or include other sustainability measures.
Sustainable design, as it relates to lighting, appropriately addresses the needs of the visual environment while limiting its impact on the physical environment. At Holy Family, natural light is brought into the space through stained and clear glass. Mr. Good was meticulous in his design of energy-efficient artificial lighting systems that enhance daylighting and that take advantage of natural light to save energy.
Although energy efficiency is part of the goal of sustainable design, a balance must be found so that aesthetics are not sacrificed. At Holy Family, Mr. Good’s lighting design is warm and dramatic and appropriately addresses the representation of color and texture of artwork and architectural elements. Mr. Good programmed multiple “scenes” for lighting that are specifically designed to enhance a particular event, from informal pre-event gathering to task-specific educational functions to the most reverent of religious ceremonies.
Mr. Good’s previous GE Lighting Awards were in recognition of his lighting designs for another house of worship—St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Draper, Utah, which was recognized with the 2003 GE Edison Award and a 2003 GE Lighting Award for Sustainability.
Spectrum Engineers is pleased to announce that several employees have earned additional professional certification.
Terence C. Lee, P.E., LEED™ AP, associate mechanical engineer with Spectrum Engineers, and M. Troy Smalley, P.E., QCxP, LEED™ AP, project commissioning authority with Spectrum subsidiary Total Building Commissioning, Inc., have become Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED™ APs) as recognized by the United States Green Building Council.
Will N. Felt, P.E., LEED™ AP, electrical engineer, earned his professional engineer (P.E.) license to practice electrical engineering in the State of California.
Michael Raddon, CPSM, public relations manager, earned the Society for Marketing Professional Services’ Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) credential.
Salt Lake City—Spectrum Engineers has moved to its new, energy-efficient Salt Lake City headquarters at:
324 S. State Street, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
All phone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses remain the same. Spectrum’s new headquarters provides several benefits to the firm and its clients: