Boston-based Vanderweil Engineers, a mechanical and electrical consulting engineering firm, has announced that Robert Bucey, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, a mechanical engineer with more than 20 years of experience in building systems design and project management, has joined the firm as an associate principal. Bucey has an extensive background in engineering for research, healthcare and government facilities, and in the design and implementation of commissioning and energy programs. He has joined Vanderweil’s national commissioning practice and will work from the Boston office.
Bucey previously worked as director of engineering for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was responsible for the overall management of the engineering department, composed of construction project managers, facility managers and utility managers. Bucey brings extensive experience in creating workable solutions to correct operational issues. He has also developed programs for commissioning, retro- commissioning, and energy management for large- and small-scale healthcare facilities and other building types. His experience with large central plant facilities gives him the expertise to provide commissioning quality reviews.
Bucey holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is a frequent speaker on trends and best practices in building systems commissioning and high-performance laboratory engineering. Bucey is a 2010 recipient of the “You Make It Happen” Award from the IFMA Boston chapter in recognition of his service to the IFMA chapter that goes above and beyond expectations, and makes a substantial impact on the membership and success of the organization.
Bucey is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE); National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES); Association of Energy Engineers; and International Facility Management Association (IFMA).