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Francisco Reina

Senior Specialist


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About Francisco

Francisco’s upbringing on the construction site is the foundation of his interest in the industry and in building science. His building science background stems from work as a RESNET Energy Rater, BPI Analyst, and RRO. Francisco’s continued work has led him to certifications through Passive House Institute-US, the highest standard of building performance.

Francisco presents at a variety of industry events sponsored by ASTM International, the Environmental Protection Agency, Energy Star, Colorado Renewable Energy Society, and Rocky Mountain Association of Energy Engineers. In the office, Francisco is called upon for many of Lerch Bates’ non-standard and challenging projects, as he excels in thinking critically about the project to find the best and most Informative solution, while maintaining friendly relationships and building rapport with Lerch Bates’ clients and the teams on the jobsite.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Barrier Design, Quality Control & testing
  • Forensic Analysis of Building Envelope Elements
  • Fenestration Water Testing
  • Mock-Up Wall Construction & Testing
  • Construction Observation & Quality Control

Registrations & Certifications

  • Certified Passive House Consultant
  • BECx-Provider
  • CxA +BE
  • Registered Roof Observer
  • Infraspection Institute of Certified Infrared Thermographer Level II
  • OSHA 10-Hour Safety Training: Construction Safety and Health

Education

  • University of Northern Colorado, B.A. International Trade & Relations, 2002
  • EM Political Science, Economics, French/Spanish

Office Location

Denver, CO