Brian Donovan - President
Brad Crosby - Project Manager
Alan Norris - Supervisor
Matt Brown- Engineering Technician
Matthew Candora - Engineering Technician
Jeffrey Pitrone- Engineering Technician

Brian Donovan - President
American Test and Balance Inc. and Commissioning Resources, Inc.

  • Education:
    Associates degree in Applied Sciences for HVAC Design from Blue Hills Technical Institute.
  • Certifications:
    1. LEED Accredited Professional
    2. NEBB - Air and Hydronics Supervisor
    3. NEBB - Building Systems Commissioning for HVAC & Plumbing Systems
    4. NEBB - Retro Commissioning Administrator
    5. HVAC Systems and Laboratory design
    6. Eagleston Institute - Advanced training - Fume Hoods and Bio Safety Cabinets
    7. Eagleston Institute - HVAC Systems and Laboratory Design
    8. Eagleston Institute - ASHREA 110 Certification (Fume Hoods).

  • Work History:
    23 Years of HVAC experience relating to the installation of mechanical systems, as well as performing TAB work on a diverse scope of HVAC applications. American Test and Balance, Inc. was formed in 1990 as a one-man team by Brian Donovan and built up to a team of six Engineering Technicians as well as a full time office manager and data entry personnel. In 1998, American Test and Balance, Inc. became certified with The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB). Brian Donovan is certified by NEBB as a TAB Supervisor, reviewing and stamping final reports. In 2005, Brian Donovan became certified by NEBB as an HVAC and Plumbing Building Systems Commissioning Authority, presently building a diversified team to commission HVAC and plumbing systems, with the full time support of American Test and Balance, Inc. (parent company). Other responsibilities include estimating TAB and Commissioning projects, as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of American Test and Balance, Inc. and Commissioning Resources, Inc.

Brad Crosby - Project Manager

  • Education and Certifications:
    LEED Accredited Professional
    B.S. Engineering (Mass. Maritime Academy)
    NEBB Building Commissioning
    NEBB Retro Commissioning
    Eagleson Institute Safety Cabinet technology
    3rd Assistant Marine Engineer
    Massachusetts Fire Fighting Academy
  • Work experience:
    21 years of HVAC systems related experience and 5 years of Marine construction and operation. Experience includes Electrical Planning, Facility Maintenance Engineer and Test and Balance supervisor as well as shipboard engineering operator. This wide range of experience encompasses surveys of buildings and shipboard systems. This includes control strategies and the operation of building automation systems. These duties also include plan review, site inspection and maintaining records. Previous experience as an owners' representative included overseeing the purchase and re-outfitting of a supply vessel. This experience involved planning aspects and supervision of work crews, as well as coordination of work with engineering.
  • Current position as Project Manager includes preparation of the commissioning scope and test reports, estimation of projects and overall management and coordination of the commissioning process.
    Commissioning Resources, Inc.


Alan Norris - Supervisor

  • Education:
    B.S Facility Engineering (Mass. Maritime Academy)
  • Certifications:
    Eagleson Institute -
    1. HVAC Systems and Laboratory design
    2. ASHREA 110 certification (Fume Hoods)
    3. Clean Room certification
    4. Advanced Training in Bio-safety Cabinets

  • NIULPE (National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers)
    3rd Class Engineer License, 2nd Class Fireman License
    Massachusetts Fire Fighting Academy
  • School Experience:
    Boston Edison Company, Mystic Station - Plant operator co-op
    Wilkinson Company - co-op boiler repair commercial boiler service
  • Work Experience:
    16 years balancing and HVAC survey work, as well as, a wide range of experience in the test and balance field, this includes commercial buildings from schools, hospitals, power plants to clean room facilities in the biotechnology field. Some of these duties include creating as built drawings during mechanical surveys and to provide engineering solutions for a building's ventilation needs. Current position includes developing and planning fieldwork and supervising field technicians. Duties also include estimating and scheduling field technicians.


Matt Brown - Engineering Technician

  • Education:
    Massasoit Community College - Associates in Criminal Justice
    Mass. Registered HVAC apprenticeship program
  • Work Experience:
    5 Years of Field installation of HVAC equipment and Test and Balance
    Performed all aspects of the installation of HVAC equipment and ductwork.
    Current position includes field-testing and inspection of HVAC equipment and controls.

Matthew Candora - Engineering Technician

  • U.S. Army:
    Mechanical Maintenance Training / Utilities Equipment Repair/Refrigeration Recovery and Recycle Equipment
    3 Years of TAB experience- working on a wide range of diverse HVAC system.

Jeffrey Pitrone - Engineering Technician

  • Degree in Facilities Engineering - Mass. Maritime - 2008
  • Co-op as TAB Technician December 2007 thru March 2008
  • Full time TAB Technician

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