Tab & Controls Integration

Rebecca Ellis, PE, CxA, Questions & Solutions Engineering
Miles Ryan, Questions & Solutions Engineering
Justin Garner, PE, TBE, CxA, Engineered Air Balance Co., Inc.


No HVAC system has a chance of functioning as intended without proper air and/or water balancing. No HVAC system has a chance of functioning as intended without appropriate controls. This webinar will show that to accomplish both on many new or renovated HVAC systems, it is critical that the TAB agency and controls contractor communicate, coordinate, and work together.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand why HVAC systems need proper balancing.
  • Understand the relationship between controls, HVAC systems, and proper functioning.
  • Understand the importance of communication between the TAB agency and the controls contractor.
  • Learn how to accomplish optimal HVAC system performance on new or renovated systems using a team approach.

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Oct 27 2021


2:00 pm


  • Justin Garner
    Justin Garner
    P.E., CxA, TBE, Engineered Air Balance

    Justin is a frequent speaker for Associated Air Balance Council regarding TAB topics. He also sits on the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force.

  • Miles Ryan
    Miles Ryan
    PE, Questions & Solutions Engineering

    Miles Ryan is a commissioning engineer at Questions & Solutions Engineering in Chaska, MN. He has eleven years’ experience in the industry, getting his start as a Civil Engineering officer in the Air Force. He served in various roles overseeing the design, construction, and operation of facility mechanical systems at Grand Forks AFB, ND. In 2015, he became a mechanical systems instructor at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). Since leaving active duty in 2018, he has remained on faculty at AFIT as an Air Force Reservist to continue teaching courses in HVAC control systems as well as HVAC design and analysis. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Montana State University and M.S in architectural engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Ohio.

  • Rebecca Ellis
    Rebecca Ellis
    P.E., CxA, Questions & Solutions Engineering

    Rebecca is a nationally recognized leader in the building commissioning industry. In addition to being a licensed professional engineer in 17 states, she is a LEED Accredited Professional and holds commissioning certifications from ASHRAE, the Building Commissioning Association, and the AABC Commissioning Group. She has Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and the University of Minnesota, respectively. She has helped define mainstream commissioning services and has written a monthly column about commissioning for Engineered Systems magazine for more than 20 years. Rebecca is Founder and President of Questions & Solutions Engineering, a consulting engineering firm committed to working with facility owners and operators worldwide to achieve high performance from their new and existing mechanical, electrical, and life safety systems.

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