Francisco C. Reina, C.P.H.C., P.H.I.U.S.+

Specialist

Education


University of Northern Colorado
B.A. International Trade & Relations, 2002
Emphasis: Political Science, Economics, French

Registrations and Certifications


Certified Passive House Consultant
PHIUS+ Energy Rater
RESNET Energy Rater and Quality Assurance Designee
Level 1 Certified Thermographer - Infraspection Institute
OSHA 10-Hour Safety Training: Construction Safety and Health

Areas of Expertise


Building Enclosure Consulting / Commissioning – New Construction and Major Renovation
Building Science & Enclosure Systems
Opaque Wall Assembly Air, Vapor, and Water Resistive Barriers
Functional Performance Testing
Duct System and Ventilation Air Flow Testing
Infrared Thermography
Building Energy Modeling and Performance Improvement Analysis
Hygrothermal Modeling and Analysis

Biography


Francisco has more than 25 years of construction experience, including his upbringing on the construction site. His building science background spans more than 8 years as a RESNET Energy Rater and BPI Analyst, including work in building performance verification and testing on building enclosure and mechanical systems in 700+ buildings. He also has practical experience on insulation and air sealing detailing, including combustion appliance zone testing. Francisco’s continued building science work has led him to certifications through the highest standard of building performance, the Passive House Institute-US, where he has collaborated on design and verified several Passive House projects. He has presented at events sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency. Xcel Energy's Home Performance with Energy Star program and the Colorado Renewable Energy Society and Rocky Mountain Association of Energy Engineers.