- P.E. Licenses in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida
- LEED Certification
Mr. Tempel is head of the Mechanical Department and Managing Corporate Partner for EPIC Engineering, Inc., and his background includes many aspects of building construction design and project management. During 15 years of professional practice, he has designed mechanical (HVAC) systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, fire protection systems, petroleum process piping, and performed energy modeling and analysis. His design experience incorporates computer-assisted design programs, such as ESP-II, HAP 4.2 Heating/Cooling Load and Energy Analysis, Trace Trane Load Analysis, AutoCAD, and various fan and pump selection programs. Mr. Tempel prepares detailed HVAC drawings, electrical drawings, control drawings, plumbing drawings, delegated fire protection systems, environmental permits, and performs life cycle cost analyses. He seeks solutions to optimize cost versus benefits, and pursues strategies that satisfy both the client and sound engineering practices.
Through Mr. Tempel's comprehensive design experience and fieldwork, he has detailed knowledge of construction project management. To thoroughly assist with a project, Mr. Tempel conducts site visits, creates and reviews drawings, writes specifications, reviews shop drawings, and performs construction inspections. He understands the coordination of the mechanical, electrical, structural, civil, and architectural trades, and facilitates modifications of the project as necessary. Mr. Tempel is committed to the project from the initial idea, through the handing of keys to the client, and beyond.