Wade Berner, PE, PEng

Wade Berner is a registered Professional Engineer in both the US and Canada and has been immersed within facility commissioning, optimization and performance for over 27 years. As a Commissioning Authority, he has implemented these strategies on projects ranging from elementary schools to highly critical facilities including two BSL4 laboratory facilities and a rocket launch complex. In his career, Wade has seen the construction industry from many different vantage points, starting with the owner’s as a commissioning field engineer with the Canadian Federal Government. He continued to gain additional perspective as his role grew in commissioning project and program management with a commissioning consulting firm and again with a construction management company.


Fourteen years ago, Wade returned to the side of the owner at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he is currently the Director of Systems Performance & Turnover (SPT). SPT is responsible for the building commissioning process, energy efficiency project execution, sustainability stewardship of the built environment and building turnover for MIT’s 13 million+ square foot Cambridge campus.