Helping buildings operate at their peak
Most people don’t hear the word “conditioning” and immediately think of buildings and construction. But just as a trainer can help athletes reach their potential, James Qualk helps buildings operate at peak efficiency.
“The firm was founded in 1968 and originally was performing mechanical, electrical and plumbing design services,” says Qualk, vice president of LEED Consulting and Energy Modeling for SSRCx Facilities Commissioning and Sustainable Solutions Group, a subsidiary of Nashville-based Smith Seckman Reid.
The company performed those services in the 1980s for HCA the 1980s, which at the time was building hospitals all over the country and even the world. Today, that work has grown exponentially.
“Over the decades SSR diversified clients, market segments and even services,” Qualk says. “Today, SSR as an engineering firm provides mechanical, electrical, plumbing, civil and environmental structural water, IT consulting and health care compliance management.”View Article