Architectural Testing, Inc. announces the promotion of John Runkle, P.E. to the position of Vice President – Building Sciences. Runkle has been employed with Architectural Testing for 8 years, leading the growth of the Building Science discipline since 2006. Previously, he served as Director – Building Sciences, which involved managing staff and projects in each of ATI’s regional Building Science offices and working on new construction and retrofit projects across the United States as well as on international projects.  Along with building enclosure commissioning (BECx), the Building Science group handles field testing, forensic services, condition surveys, inspections, investigative services, and whole building air testing.
A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in civil engineering, Runkle has been heavily involved in the development of building enclosure commissioning (BECx) as a practice. He serves as vice president of the National Capitol Chapter of the Building Commissioning Association (BCA) and acts as the BCA liaison to ASTM.  Runkle is also an active participant in the ASTM, Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute, and Roof Consultants Institute. Additional information on Architectural Testing’s Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) services can be found here.

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