The Top Three Benefits of Integrated Commissioning

By Trent DeBoer & Tony Peerbolt & Nate Van Heukelum
K-12 Education commissioning engineering

Commissioning is an important part of the building integration process, checking to ensure that every aspect of every system is doing what it was designed to do. GMB engineers Nate, Tony, and Trent discuss their recent commissioning project for Greenville Public Schools, and the benefits that result from the process of commissioning a building.


Trent is a mechanical designer and Certified GeoExchange Designer. He loves helping clients run their buildings efficiently, and working with them to select systems that are going to work best for their institutions over the long haul. 

Tony Peerbolt, CBCP

With more than three decades of experience, Tony has enjoyed creating and improving working and learning environments in hundreds of buildings. His passion is optimizing and maximizing energy efficiency and comfort and that is obvious when you speak to him. As a commissioning engineer, he works with our design teams through all phases of the project and he ensures a safe and orderly handover of mechanical and electrical systems to our clients. 

Nate Van Heukelum, PE, HBDP

Nate is passionate about designing sustainable, efficient, and optimized mechanical systems that solve our clients problems and exceed expectations. He has designed systems for several LEED certified projects and is familiar with many sustainable and innovative technologies.