John Swift, Jr., PE, CEM, LEED BD+C, has over 25 years of experience in high performance building systems engineering design. A member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and the U.S. Green Building Council, he has extensive experience in the design and construction of numerous research and teaching laboratory facilities that require effective infrastructure, reliable support of research and the optimization of occupant health, safety and comfort—while minimizing energy and water usage.
John’s laboratory design experience has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for whom he is an experienced ARRA Grant Peer Reviewer. He is an original participant in the development of the EPA’s Laboratories for the 21st Century Environmental Performance Criteria (EPC). He is the co-author of “Basic Principles of Room Pressurization” in the 2003 edition of the Lab Design Handbook. John presented at the 2014 Laboratory Design Conference in Boston, and has presented at the I2SL Conference in Providence in 2011 and Boston in 2017.