Building Science
Dr. Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Building Science Corporation
70 Main St
Westford MA 01886
978.589.5100
 
 
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Joseph Lstiburek  Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., is a principal of Building Science Corporation LLC and an ASHRAE Fellow. He has twenty-five years of experience in design, construction, investigation, and building science research. Through the Department of Energy's Building America program, Dr. Lstiburek has forged partnerships with designers, builders, developers, materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers to build higher performance homes across the U.S.
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John Straube John Straube, Ph.D., P.Eng., is a principal of Building Science Corporation, Inc. and a professor of building science in the Civil Engineering Department and School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Dr. Straube has acted as an educator, researcher, consultant and expert witness on energy efficiency, durability and IAQ. Current interests include the optimal system design of buildings, sustainable buildings, and moisture problem avoidance.
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Betsy Pettit Betsy Pettit, FAIA, is the president of Building Science Corporation and is a registered architect with over 25 years of professional experience. Prior to joining Building Science Corporation, she was a project architect/project manager for several Boston architectural firms where she was responsible for the design, production and/or renovation of over 2,000 units of housing, and several area office and commercial buildings. Ms. Pettit has contributed to many procedural and technical manuals and papers published in building journals and elsewhere.
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Armin Rudd Armin Rudd, principal engineer at Building Science Corporation since 1999, Armin Rudd conducts analysis, design, inspection, research and development of building mechanical systems and building envelopes. His activities focus on the overall production homebuilding industry and commercial building moisture investigations. Researcher Award in 1997 from the University of Central Florida, Institute and Centers. He holds nine U.S. patents including three HVAC control products and six metal-wood framing members.
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Christopher Schumacher Christopher Schumacher is recognized as an expert in the field of building monitoring and building systems and enclosure testing.  He has lead the design, installation and analysis of monitoring systems for 15 building enclosure test facilities, 6 test building sites, 3 climate chambers and 2 sustainable building technologies demonstration projects in over a dozen states and countries as far abroad as Mongolia and New Zealand.
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Kohta Ueno Kohta Ueno's responsibilities at Building Science Corporation include project management, liaison work with builders and industry clients, HVAC design, energy analysis of house designs, computer modeling, field testing and verification, and forensic field investigations.
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Alex Lukachko Alex Lukachko, LEED® AP, as an architectural designer, researcher and project manager at Building Science Corporation, is involved in and responsible for a wide variety of projects. His Master's of Architecture thesis examined the context for sustainable design.  This background is put to use in everything from papers on sustainable design policy and practice; the development of training materials; and the application of green principles to BSC design and research projects.
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Peter Baker Peter Baker is responsible for providing design review of building enclosure drawings and specifications, and construction site inspections and testing.  He is continuing work in the development of recommended construction details for residential building enclosures. Peter is also working on providing systems engineering analysis for high energy efficiency homes under the Building America Program.
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Aaron Townsend Aaron Townsend, PE, performs analysis and design of building mechanical systems and building envelopes, as well as research and development in the areas of mechanical systems; building envelope assemblies; solar-PV and solar-thermal technologies; and lighting and plug-loads. His activities have focused on methods and strategies to reduce residential energy consumption in both production- and custom-built homes while maintaining high levels of building durability.
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Building Science Corporation
Building Science Consulting Building Science Corporation provides consulting services in the areas of architecture, building diagnostic/forensic investigations, education and training, and material science analysis.
Building Science Press
Building Science Press From Building Science Press purchase publications related to building science including moisture management, building enclosures, psychrometrics, water management and ventilation.
Building Science Seminars
Building Science Seminars Building Science Seminars offers either a two-day introductory seminar on building science topics or an advanced session on specific building science principles and practices.