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David White

Managing Director, Building Services Design


David White is a Chartered Building Services Engineer with forty years’ experience in the industry. He worked client side in local authority and health authority positions before moving into consultancy.
In 1991 he founded Building Services Design and remains the Managing Director of the company which employs eighty staff in seven offices around the UK.  BSD remain at the forefront of sustainable technologies and building energy modelling, it was also the first SME to be BIM Level 2 accredited.  BSD has current experience in all sectors of the built environment - residential, schools, colleges, universities, MOD, sport & leisure, care homes, healthcare, data centres and offices.  David has a particular interest in the healthcare and defence sectors and still gets ‘hands on’ with many projects.  Earlier this year BSD opened their flagship Head Office which is Passivhaus and carbon neutral and benefitted from design input from the company’s own engineers.
David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table and appreciates the importance of incentivising engineers to go beyond the normal conventions to achieve engineering excellence within the buildings in which we work, rest and play. As a Eur Ing and a corporate member of both CIBSE and IMechE, David keeps up to date with latest innovations and ideas as well as changes in the industry.
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