As the principal of Taylor Engineering located in Alameda, CA, Steve Taylor is a registered mechanical engineer specializing in HVAC system design, control system design, indoor air quality engineering, computerized building energy analysis, and HVAC system commissioning.
Mr. Taylor graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Physics and a MS in Mechanical Engineering and has 40 years of commercial HVAC and control system design and construction experience. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and one of very few to have received all of ASHRAE’s top awards for technical achievement.
An expert in his field, Mr. Taylor was one of the primary authors of the HVAC sections of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 “Energy Conservation in New Non-residential Buildings” and California’s Title 24 Energy Standards and Ventilation Standards. He has also authored over 40 peer-reviewed ASHRAE Journal articles and technical papers, and has participated in numerous ASHRAE project and technical committees.
Additionally, he is past vice-chair of the USGBC LEED Indoor Environmental Quality Technical Advisory Group, a member of the CSU Mechanical Review Board, and a 16-year member of the IAPMO Mechanical Technical Committee administering the Uniform Mechanical Code.