P.Eng., LEED® AP, PresidentRichard's Bio
P.Eng., LEED® APMark's Bio
CTech, LEED® APRobert's Bio
Tom PopovichTom's Bio
AScT, LEED® APScott's Bio
Eng.L., AScT, PTech, P.L.(Eng.) AB, LEED®APAaron's Bio
AScT, Vice PresidentCory's Bio
Bob AlexanderBob's Bio
Mark Swain,Mark's Bio
Kyle HasenkoxKyle's Bio
P.Eng., CP, CEM, Vice PresidentMirko's Bio
Richard has over 30 years’ experience in the building services consulting industry. Richard graduated from BCIT in 1981 with a diploma in Building Technology and later obtained his Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from UBC in 1988. Over his career, Richard has established strong relationships in a diverse cross-section of the building industry, including the health care, K-12 and post-secondary education, large commercial, residential and recreational sectors. Richard specializes in designing HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection systems for projects such as schools, universities, colleges, hospitals, community centers, warehouses, airports, fire halls, residential, commercial buildings, arenas, laboratories, police buildings, libraries and office buildings.
Richard has designed numerous buildings to LEED® standards incorporating mechanically innovative strategies including geothermal, solar hot water, active chilled beam technology, dedicated outdoor air units, 90% efficient dual core heat recovery, high-efficiency boilers and high-efficiency air source heat pumps.
Richard joined Rocky Point Engineering in 2010.
Mark joined Rocky Point Engineering in 2010 and has over 20 years’ experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer. He has an extensive background in HVAC systems, energy design, plumbing and fire suppression systems.
Mark specializes in design for institutional projects such as hospitals, laboratories, and schools as well as recreational facilities, including pool design. His work on numerous large new health care facilities in the province has been designed to LEED® design criteria.
Mark is involved in detailed and conceptual mechanical design, budgeting, procurement and specifications, preparation and estimations of labour and materials, client negotiations, scheduling, project management, construction administration, and field reviews. Along with being an Engineer of Record, Project Manager, and Principal at Rocky Point, Mark is also the Manager of the Vancouver Office.
Robert Cenedese has been involved in the mechanical engineering consulting industry for over twenty years. Over the course of his career Robert has attained a high level of expertise in the design of HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems, and has become a valued Project Manager in the Rocky Point Engineering organization.
Robert's designs are synonymous with adherence to timelines, thorough coordination and client satisfaction, from the initial design stages through to the completion of the construction process. Over the last 5 years Robert has specialized in mechanical renovation projects, and has provided project leadership on many of our school HVAC upgrade projects. Due to his dedication to comprehensive field reviews during the design stage, his projects have been well coordinated, resulting in time and cost efficient installations during construction phase.
Tom Popovich has over thirty years experience in the design of mechanical systems for a variety of types of facilities. He has expertise in the design of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, as well as fire protection, medical gas, plumbing and geothermal systems. During his career he has worked on numerous schools, post-secondary, health care, large and small commercial complexes, high rise office towers and hotel projects. Tom also has a vast amount of experience in the renovation and upgrade of heritage type buildings including residential and commercial structures.
Tom's educational projects include schools K-12 throughout British Columbia, including many First Nation Schools located in remote, northern communities. For some of these projects he has designed geothermal and other energy efficient heating systems. He has vast experience in renovations to Universities, Colleges and Medical Training Facilities including 'iCapture" Laboratory facilities at St. Paul's Hospital.
Scott is the Manager of Construction Services at Rocky Point Engineering and has over 20 years of experience in the design of mechanical systems, in addition to construction administration for many diverse projects in British Columbia. His commitment to client care and focus on project quality has enabled him to develop and maintain many highly valued working relationships with owners, clients and contractors throughout the province.
Aaron first entered the consulting field in 1999 as a Mechanical Technologist. In the ensuing years he has worked for mechanical consulting firms in Calgary, Langley and Nanaimo, developing his career through working on numerous hospital, elementary and secondary school, post-secondary, large and small commercial, recreational, industrial and residential projects.
In 2005, Aaron joined Rocky Point Engineering as a Project Manager, continued on to become a Principal in 2011 and currently manages Rocky Point’s Nanaimo Office. He has a wide range of experience with a focus on providing high efficiency yet practical mechanical system designs working in an integrative approach with project teams and fitting within the framework of the client’s economical target and vision for the project.
In recent years Aaron has developed a strong interest in environmental and sustainability issues, and has assisted in moving projects toward greater sustainable design practices. He became a LEED accredited professional in 2007 and has designed and participated in overseeing construction of mechanical systems incorporating hybrid mechanical-natural ventilation systems, high efficiency heating/cooling plant and terminal unit design with geothermal options, storm water retention and low water consumption buildings. He has personally been involved in the project design of numerous buildings on Vancouver Island that have attained LEED certification.
Cory Langevin is a Mechanical Technologist with over 17 years of experience in Consulting Engineering. Cory has designed mechanical systems for numerous education, healthcare, institutional and commercial building projects. Providing prompt response and attention to detail, Cory strives to ensure all Client objectives are met.
Bob has practiced in the mechanical engineering consulting industry for over 50 years on a vast array of complex projects, but primarily focusing in the healthcare, commercial and educational sectors. He is acclaimed by his clients for contributing a wealth of knowledge to his projects and mentorship that only someone with his years of experience can provide. He consistently demonstrates his commitment to his clients by ensuring that projects are designed and constructed correctly. Bob Alexander joined Rocky Point Engineering in the fall of 2010.
With over 3 decades of experience in the building engineering industry, Mark has specialized in plumbing systems design for the Healthcare, Educational, Institutional, Recreational and Commercial sectors. Currently, his work is focused on mechanical healthcare design that delivers successful projects through traditional methods, the Design Bid/Build process and Public-Private Partnerships P3.
Mark has a continuing passion to ensure that all projects are designed in adherence with each client’s goals and objectives. His approach is rooted in the philosophy that client service is based on responsible design through dialogue and effective leadership.
Mark is a Board Member of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES).
Kyle Hasenkox attended the University of Victoria and has 16 years of experience designing mechanical systems. Kyle joined Rocky Point in 2011 as a Senior Project Manager before getting appointed Principal in 2014. Kyle has a variety of experience with a focus on high efficiency systems as he tries to incorporate a realistic green approach by finding the most economical and enviro-friendly strategy possible, while working within the client's budget constraints and vision for the project. He believes that sustainability is not just a goal for buildings; it also means creating long term relationships while maintaining a balance that serves; our industry, our community and our lives. He is actively involved with ASHRAE, sitting on the local board, the regional executive and a number of technical committees including Educational Facilities to help advance the industry. He has been awarded an ASHRAE design award, and has worked on a number of LEED projects and commercial projects incorporating heat reclamation.
Mirko has over 20 years of mechanical/energy engineering and project management experience. For 15 years, he provided project management and mechanical engineering services to the former British Columbia Buildings Corporation for a variety of projects throughout the BC Interior. Mirko is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and brings a solid understanding of sustainable energy practices to each project. He is also a Certified Professional (CP) so he is well versed in the interpretation and application of the various parts of the building code and the numerous standards. Mirko joined the Rocky Point Kelowna office in the summer of 2013 and has recently relocated to our Nelson office where he will oversee both Kootenay & Okanagan locations.