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April ASHRAE Meeting - Why Can't We All Get Along? - Alternative Dispute Resolution in Construction

  • Cefalo's 428 Washington Ave Carnegie, PA 15106 (map)

presentation by:

E. MITCHELL SWANN, P.E. - MDC Systems, LLC - Paoli, PA

Mr. Swann has over 30 years of experience in the areas of engineering design, project management and consulting for a wide array of clients in diverse industries in the USA and abroad. Mr. Swann’s career has included engineering design of HVAC, Piping and Control systems; Project & Department Management, Commissioning, Forensic Engineering & Expert Witness engagements; Dispute Resolution and Project Execution Consulting.  He has worked for clients on commercial, institutional and high-tech\industrial projects.  He has worked in A/E, E\A and Design-Build firms and Construction Management and as liaison between the design and construction team. 

 Mr. Swann has authored several articles on several subjects in project execution and professional practice including the “Standard of Care”, Substantial Completion and Project Risk Management.   Mr. Swann is active in several Technical Committees within ASHRAE, including TC 1.7-General Business, Management and Legal Education, TC 2.8-Sustainable Design, TC 7.1 – Integrated Design, TC 7.2 HVAC Design-Build and TC 9.11-Clean Spaces. 

 He served as President of the Engineers Club of Philadelphia from 2012 – 2014 and still sits on the Board of Directors.  He is currently a Director on the Board of the Philadelphia Energy Authority where he serves as Treasurer.  He is also on the PA State Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council.  In addition to ASHRAE, Mitch is a member of the USGBC, The Delaware Valley GBC, ISPE and the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Construction Forum. He previously was vice-chair of the ABA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Committee on Construction.

 He is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia with a BSME with a concentration in Thermal Fluid Sciences (aka “Energy”)

 11:30 AM social, Lunch at Noon, Cefalo’s. 428 Washington Ave, Carnegie, PA 15106, April 9th.

Please email Harry Elinsky to RSVP after you pay through Paypal.

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