Al began his career in the real estate division for more than 20 years. During that time he worked in several divisions which included project manager for mechanical, electrical and architectural construction projects. Al was also a Facility Manager, Mechanical Systems Instructor and a Client Centre Manager. As the client centre manager he was responsible for 2100 locations in Ontario.
Since 1997 Al has been involved in commissioning of facilities, and in 2000 joined CFMS Toronto. After working with CFMS Toronto for 2 years, CFMS-West was created. Al is the President and Principal of CFMS-West Consulting.
Since 2003, Al has lead countless projects commissioning and re-commissioning buildings across every sector of the construction industry. Al's well established reputation for expert deficiency resolution and problem-solving has made him a sought after consultant, and an asset to all projects. An active BCA member, Al joined the BCA's Board of Directors (Eastern Chapter) in 2016.
Solid experience (over 20 years) in mechanical Engineering ,Project Management, Commissioning, Facilities Management. Diversified experience in prestigious projects including Institutional, Universities, Healthcare projects. Loyal, strong management skills and communication skills. Energetic self-starter with strong personal values. Well-developed cross-cultural sensitivity and adaptability with people of different cultures. Proven interpersonal skills; competence in providing successful end-to-end services. Capable of consistent execution of routine while effectively creating opportunities for improved performance.
Prior to joining CFMS-West, Sinan spent 3 years in Dubai, UAE as a Senior Manager in Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority. During that period, Sinan was involved with all aspects of mechanical consulting, from conceptual to final design, tendering, construction site supervision, project management and project close-out.
Sinan joined CFMS-West in 2009 and has managed commissioning activities for many of CFMS-West's large projects including several specialty office buildings, Data Centers, Healthcare, Institutional and Industrial projects. He has also commissioned many LEED projects.
Sinan's extensive Project Management experience, his ability to utilize his Engineering knowledge and strong communication skills make him a valuable asset of the CFMS-West team. Sinan Rasheed became CFMS-West's Director of Projects in January 2013.
John also gained extensive experience with BAS systems as an installer for both Siemens Building Automation and Johnson Controls. John's unique expertise includes wiring of motor control centers and mechanical systems, installation and wiring of main switchboards, generator installations, installation and troubleshooting of electrical distribution, branch wiring, lighting systems and fire alarm systems.
John understands the commissioning agent role and since joining our team in 2013, John has provided invaluable support in the commissioning of electrical systems. He has also confidently and capably lead the commissioning of mechanical systems on many projects.
With his technical training, controls expertise, broad knowledge of building systems and his ambition and dedication, Kevin has become an essential member of the CFMS-West team. Since joining CFMS-West in 2015, Kevin earned his LEED AP BD+C designation, and has also been instrumental in exciting new projects, such as sourcing and implementing a real-time energy dashboard for forward thinking clients.
Prior to working with CFMS West, Mark was responsible for engineering and project managing the installation of building automation systems in new and retrofitted buildings. Mark also spent 22 years designing and managing the installation of building automation systems in the industrial and institutional marketers for South-western Ontario. Mark also has 9 years as the branch system designer for temperature control systems (pneumatic, electric and/or electronic) and building automation systems.
Mark has a thorough knowledge of, and the experience to manage the commissioning process. His knowledge and experience in building automation and commissioning building systems, project management, and his ability to work in a team environment is a valuable asset on any project.
Since joining CFMS-West in May 2012, Joelle quickly applied her skills to responding to RFPs. She has also provided valuable administrative support, compiling drawings and assisting with report documentation. With her growing knowledge of the building commissioning industry, Joelle is eager to support CFMS-West's continued growth in various niches including re-commissioning, retro-commissioning, and measurement and verification.
Senior Project Manager