M. Cherfan

Role/professional tagline:
Mechanical Engineer


  • (1987) Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • (1985) BS: Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Professional background:

  • Designed mechanical systems: Variety of building sectors
  • Calculated heating and cooling loads: ASHRAE guidelines
  • Sized and selected: HVAC system equipment
  • Coordinated design layouts and equipment requirements: with other disciplines
  • Generated schematic, design development, construction documents and specifications
  • Simulated comprehensive energy models: LEED Eac1 following ASHRAE Appendix G methodology
  • Assisted in managing project team to ensure quality, budget and schedule were met
  • Reviewed contractor submittals, responded, performed construction site visits: RFIs
  • Composed project reports, studies, design intent narratives and fee proposals