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Energy Analyst, Building Energy Modeler

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 30, 2017

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Zhongdi Chen

**** * ****** ***, *** *, Chicago, Illinois 60608 Telephone: 765-***-**** / e-mail: PROFESSIONAL SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Conducted building energy modeling for energy code compliance, LEED certification and research with IES<VE>

Worked on documentation for energy code compliance (energy budget method), LEED certification (performance rating method) and research.

Ability to take an energy model from design drawings through code or LEED submission, including model review, optimization and documentation.

Capable of filing ECB documentation and LEED Certification related documentation.

Proficiency in energy modeling software: IES<VE>, DesignBuilder, Ecotect, Simergy, TRNSYS

Proficiency in other software: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, AGi32, Python, MATLAB, Mathcad.

Limited experience in building system commissioning including BAS and equipment functioning test.

Familiar with ASHRAE 62.1, 90.1 standards and LEED v2009, LEED v4. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mar 2017-Present

Cyclone Energy Group, Chicago

Conducted energy modeling for new construction building including hotels, multifamily residential buildings, warehouse, carwash facilities and office buildings for energy code compliance, LEED certification and research.

Worked on building energy auditing, utility bill analysis and energy benchmarking.

Worked on several building commissioning projects in new and existing building, including BAS test and equipment functioning test.


May 2015 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Dec 2016 Master of Science in Architectural Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Sep 2015 – Apr 2016

Sustainable building design evaluation of Purdue Football Performance Complex Project: An addition to the north side of Mollenkopf Athletic Center on Purdue campus. Evaluated building envelope design through parametric energy modeling. May 2016 – Mar 2017

Dehumidification technology through shock electro-dialysis: A funded research using shock electro-dialysis to regenerate high concentration LiCl as liquid desiccant dehumidifiers. Conducted mathematic reaction modeling, equipment design and experiment study.


LEED Green Associate

Member of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Publication

“Model-based Building Performance Evaluation and Analysis for a New Athletic Training Facility”, Zhongdi Chen, Ming Qu, Procedia Engineering, Volume 145, 2016, Page 884-891

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