Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Architecture, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
AREAS OF INTEREST AND EXPERTISE
Environmental Technologies in Architecture: Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning Systems; Lighting Systems; Architectural Acoustics; Fire Protection; Plumbing Systems; Energy and Resource Conservation and Utilization; Building Performance; Building Case Studies
M.S., Mechanical Engineering (Building Environmental Systems), Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1980
B. Architectural Engineering (Environmental Systems), Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1971
Professor (2007-present), Department of Architecture, Ball State University (BSU), Muncie, IN
Professor (1997-2007) and Associate Professor (1990-1997), School of Architecture, Florida A & M University (FAMU), Tallahassee, FL
Visiting Professor (1999-2000 and 2006), Department of Architecture, University of Oregon (UofO), Eugene, OR
Associate Professor (1987-1990) and Assistant Professor (1984-1987), College of Environmental Design, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Associate Professor (1983-1984), Assistant Professor (1981-1983), and Visiting Assistant Professor (1977-1981), School of Architecture, Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, OK
Engineer -- HVAC Systems (1973-1977), Sverdrup and Parcel and Associates, St. Louis, MO
Part-time practice as Walter T. Grondzik, P.E. (1979-1990; 2005), various locations
Registered Professional Engineer, Oklahoma
Fellow ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers)
Life Member and Fellow ASES (American Solar Energy Society)
Member IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America)
Member SBSE (Society of Building Science Educators)
Member NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)
LEED-AP (LEED Accredited Professional), U.S. Green Building Council; and Member of Indiana Chapter USGBC
REPRESENTATIVE TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Passive and Active Climate Control/Mechanical Systems (BSU, FAMU, KFUPM, OSU, and UofO)
Acoustics and Passive/Active Illumination Systems (BSU, FAMU, KFUPM, OSU, and UofO)
Energy-Conscious Design (BSU, FAMU, KFUPM and OSU)
Building Case Study Elective Course (BSU, FAMU and UofO)
Architectural Acoustics Elective (UofO)
Passive and Active Solar Energy Systems (KFUPM and OSU)
Building Systems Maintenance (KFUPM)
Advanced HVAC System Design (OSU)
Masters Thesis Advisor (FAMU, OSU, and UofO) and Senior Thesis Advisor (KFUPM)
Design Studio (FAMU and UofO)
REPRESENTATIVE CONTINUING EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
Instructor and course developer, Building Commissioning and ASHRAE Guideline 0, a three-hour short course for the ASHRAE Learning Institute, offered around 15 times--online and in person.
Co-instructor, Net-Zero Energy Building Design, a day-long workshop, Portland, OR (2009), San Francisco, CA (at AIA Convention, 2009), and Miami Beach, FL (at AIA Convention, 2010).
Subject matter expert, development of a Web-based course on HVAC system design for ASHRAE, through Elsevier (2008).
Co-instructor, Integrated Building Design, a three-hour satellite/Internet broadcast, for ASHRAE (from studio in Washington, DC, 2008).
Co-instructor, Cool Tools for Building Performance, ASHRAE Learning Institute short course, Chicago, IL (2006), Dallas, TX (2007) and New York, NY (2008).
Co-instructor and Facilitator, Tool Day training workshops, Washington, DC (2001); Austin, TX (2003); Portland, OR (2004); Cocoa, FL (2005); Denver, CO (2006); Cleveland, OH (2007); San Diego, CA (2008); Buffalo (2009); ARUP Offices in Manchester, UK and Bristol, UK; Clearwater Beach, FL (twice) (2002 and 2006); Parsons: New York City (2007); Mithun office in Seattle, WA (2007).
Co-instructor and Facilitator, Agents of Change Curriculum Project training workshops, Milwaukee, WI; Portland, OR; Phoenix, AZ; Oberlin, OH; Woods Hole, MA; New Smyrna Beach, FL (2001-2005).
Workshop Instructor and Facilitator, Vital Signs Summer Training Session, two-and-a-half-day intensive workshops for architectural educators, San Francisco and Berkeley, CA (four summers).
Co-instructor, Life-Cycle Costing, two-day short course, for U.S. General Services Administration, New York, NY.
Coordinator, developer and major lecturer, Energy Conservation in Building Design, one-week short course, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (KFUPM)
Co-instructor and developer, Design and Analysis of Earth Sheltered Structures, two-day short course, 15 separate offerings, various locations (OSU)
Co-instructor and developer, Earth Sheltered Housing, one-day short course, over 30 separate offerings, various locations (OSU)
Co-instructor and developer, Earth Sheltered Housing, five-hour nationwide teleconference (OSU)
Co-author, Independent and Correspondence Study Course on Earth Sheltered Housing (OSU)
REPRESENTATIVE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
CERES Fellow, Carbon Neutral Building Design, Ball State University.
Co-Investigator, Florida Sustainable Communities Center, Florida A & M University for Florida Department of Community Affairs
Co-Investigator, Florida Energy Update (Florida Energy Conservation Manual, State Energy Management Plan, and Energy Tracking Database), Florida A & M University for Florida Department of Management Services
Co-Investigator, Florida Design Initiative, Florida A & M University for Florida Department of Community Affairs, Florida Energy Office
Principal Investigator, HVAC Components and Systems, a Vital Signs resource package, Florida A & M University for University of California Berkeley
Liaison (acting Director), Institute for Building Sciences, Florida A & M University, 1993-1994
Co-Investigator, Florida Standard for Radon-Resistant Construction of Large Buildings, Florida A & M University for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Principal Investigator, Thermal and Economic Performance of Insulation for Saudi Buildings, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals for King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
REPRESENTATIVE ENGINEERING PROJECT EXPERIENCE
External review services for building commissioning plans and documentation; 2 major projects; New York and Maryland (2004-2005).
HVAC and plumbing systems design (calculations, equipment selection, layout, and specifications) for small office buildings, residences and schools; central Oklahoma area and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Walter Grondzik, P.E.
Full responsibility for HVAC systems design for renovation and addition to the IRS National Computer Center (including computer process cooling and heat recovery applications) and an office building for the Miller Brewing Company, Fulton, NY, Sverdrup and Parcel
Engineering services for a large solar heating system, with responsibility for systems coordination, Airborne and Physical Training School, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, Sverdrup and Parcel
Fellow, American Solar Energy Society (2008).
Fellow, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (2007).
Mary Kihl Service Award, Architectural Research Centers Consortium (2007).
Outstanding Teacher (1986-1987 academic year) and Outstanding Researcher (1987-1988 academic year), College of Environmental Design, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, both with plaque and honorarium.
Kwok, A. and W. Grondzik: The Green Studio Handbook (2nd ed.). Architectural Press, Oxford, UK, 2011.
Grondzik, W., A. Kwok, B. Stein, and J. Reynolds: Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings (11th ed.). John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2009.
Grondzik, W.: Principles of Building Commissioning, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2009.
Kwok, A. and W. Grondzik: "Roddy/Bale Green Roof Study," Proc. 2008 Conference of the Amer. Solar Energy Society (San Diego, CA), Amer. Solar Energy Soc., Boulder, CO, 2008, CD-ROM not paginated.
Grondzik, W. (Editor): Air-Conditioning System Design Manual (2nd ed.). ASHRAE/Butterworth-Heinemann, Atlanta, GA, 2007.
Kwok, A. and W. Grondzik: The Green Studio Handbook. Architectural Press, Oxford, UK, 2007.
Grondzik, W.: "The Trouble with Sustainability," Green Challenges in Research, Practice, and Design Education (Proc. 2007 ARCC Conference on Architectural Research -- Eugene), Architectural Research Centers Consortium, Eugene, OR, 2007, on CD.
Stein, B., J. Reynolds, W. Grondzik and A. Kwok: Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings (10th ed.). John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2006.
Grondzik, W. and A. Kwok: "Learning from the Library: Hood River, Oregon," Proc. 2005 Conference of the Amer. Solar Energy Society (Orlando, FL), Amer. Solar Energy Soc., Boulder, CO, 2004, CD-ROM not paginated.
Kwok, A. and W. Grondzik: "Southern Comfort: Observations from an Instrumented Tour of Savannah and Charleston," Proc. 2004 Conference of the Amer. Solar Energy Society (Portland, OR), Amer. Solar Energy Soc., Boulder, CO, 2004, CD-ROM not paginated.
Haglund, B., W. Grondzik and A. Kwok: "Tool Days: Translating Architectural Education Research to Practice," Between Research and Practice (Proc. 2004 EAAE/ARCC Joint Conference on Architectural Research -- Dublin), European Association for Architectural Education, Louvain, BE, 2005, pp. 41-48.
Kwok, A. and W. Grondzik: "Designing a Hypothesis for Case Studies," Between Research and Practice (Proc. 2004 EAAE/ARCC Joint Conference on Architectural Research -- Dublin), European Association for Architectural Education, Louvain, BE, 2005, pp. 325-332.
Kwok, A., W. Grondzik and B. Haglund: "Infusing POE into Architectural Education," Proc. Closing the Loop: Ways Forward for Post Occupancy Evaluation (Windsor, UK), in press.
Kwok, A., T. Peters, W. Grondzik, and B. Haglund: "The Agents of Change Project: Changing Perceptions of Building Performance," Proc. 2003 Conference of the Amer. Solar Energy Society (Austin, TX), Amer. Solar Energy Soc., Boulder, CO, 2003, CD-ROM not paginated.
Kwok, A. and W. Grondzik: "Case Studies as Research," Proc. 2003 Spring Research Conference of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (Tempe, AZ), CD-ROM not paginated.
Grondzik, W.: Technical Editor for HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics, Amer. Soc. of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, GA, 2003.
Haberl, J., W. Grondzik and L. Degelman: around 12 new and/or updated pages for Residential Architectural Graphic Standards, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2002.
W. Grondzik, editor and contributing author, e design: an electronic journal of "best practices" in facility design and operation; March 1996-July 1999 (formerly e design Online).
President of Board of Directors, Passive House Institute US (PHIUS; 2011-present)
Member of Board of Directors, American Solar Energy Society (ASES; 2011-present)
Voting member and Chair, ASHRAE GPC 1.3 (training for building commissioning)
Voting member and secretary, ASHRAE SPC-202 (The HVAC Commissioning Process)
Voting member and Chair, ASHRAE TC 7.9 (Building Commissioning)
Voting member and Vice-Chair, ASHRAE Technical Activities Committee
Past-Chair (2009), ASHRAE Handbook Committee; Chair of 2008 Systems and Equipment volume subcommittee
Member, National Organizing Committee, Solar 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Conferences, American Solar Energy Society
Member Passive Conference Technical Committee, Solar 2010, 2011, and 2012 Conferences, American Solar Energy Society
Past-President (4 terms), Vice-President, and Board Member, Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC; 1995-2005)
Past-President, Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE) and current Chair of Awards and Scholarships Committee
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