J. Woody Thompson

About J. Woody Thompson

J. Woody Thompson, PE, CEM, CxA, CPMP, CBCP, REP, LEED AP, is the Commissioning and Energy Region Leader for RS&H, a national design firm that provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects. He is based in San Antonio, Texas, and can be reached at woody.thompson@rsandh.com.

A Proactive Approach to Facility Resiliency

By |2019-08-21T16:27:29-04:00August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Is your facility prepared for a disaster? There are countless examples of natural and man-made disasters – think hurricanes, fires, earthquakes, domestic terrorism, active shooter, etc. – that have disrupted business operations for weeks, months, even years. Can your business take that kind of disruption? The goal of resilience is to ensure that a [...]

Novel Concept: Designing Resilient Buildings

By |2019-05-14T11:31:59-04:00January 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Resiliency needs to be introduced as an integral part of the commissioning process to ensure facilities can quickly bounce back from disaster, either natural or manmade. It is time to not only focus on bulk power integrity but also to apply energy resiliency to the facility level. The need for energy resilience [...]

9 Tips to Keep Your Facility Operating Efficiently

By |2019-05-14T11:32:22-04:00January 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Eight years ago, I met a facility manager taking an all-too-common action in our industry, albeit for a very uncommon reason. Like many in the industry, this seasoned facility manager wasn’t using his Building Management System (BMS), also known as Building Automated Controls, as designed and programmed. Unlike most, that decision resulted [...]