ExperienceSteve Taylor is the principal of Taylor Engineering, Alameda, CA. He is a registered mechanical engineer specializing in HVAC system design, control system design, indoor air quality engineering, computerized building energy analysis, and HVAC system commissioning. Mr. Taylor graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Physics and a MS in Mechanical Engineering and has over 40 years of commercial HVAC and control system design and construction experience. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and one of very few to have received all of ASHRAE’s top awards for technical achievement. He was one of the primary authors of the HVAC sections of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 “Energy Conservation in New Non-residential Buildings” and California’s Title 24 Energy Standards and Ventilation Standards. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed ASHRAE Journal articles and technical papers. Other ASHRAE project and technical committees Mr. Taylor has participated in include Standard 62.1 Indoor Air Quality (chair), ASHRAE Standard 55 Thermal Comfort (member), Guideline 13 Specifying Building Automation Systems (chair), Guideline 16 Economizer Dampers (chair), TC 1.4 Controls (chair), TC 4.3 Ventilation (chair), Guideline 36 Optimized Controls (founder and chair). Mr. Taylor has been a member of the CSU Mechanical Review Board since its inception and has peer reviewed mechanical designs for over fifty CSU projects including those at Chico, East Bay, Fresno, Fullerton, Humboldt, Maritime, Monterey Bay, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Marcos, Sonoma, and Stanislaus campuses.