HVAC Expert Curriculum Vitae

Chet Vogel has over 40 years of experience with the design of plumbing, HVAC, electrical,and fire protection/detection systems for buildings. Prior to establishing his own firm, C.T. Vogel, P.E. Consulting Engineer in 1985, for more than 20 years, he held positions as Project Manager; Mechanical Design Engineer; Director of Engineering and Partner-In-Charge of projects with Kallen & Lemelson Engineers. He recently retired as a Principal and President of M-E/Vogel Taylor Engineers PC, the successor firm to Vogel Taylor Engineers LLP, founded in 1998. Major work included health related and educational facilities; research laboratories; industrial, commercial and residential properties. Chet continues to provide HVAC and MEPS expert services for dispute resolution matters, and Meachanical Code consulting services, to the building industry, while lecturing for the 3-credit HVAC Coures at RPI each Fall.

As an applications engineer with Johnson Controls Company, he directed the design of automatic temperature controls, building automation and energy management systems. For his work in this specialized area, Mr. Vogel was awarded Special Commendation for his engineering report, "Building Automation Systems for the University Campus", by ACECNY.

Mr. Vogel has successfully designed mechanical and eletrical engineering and systems within major facilities for new building construction, as well as additions and renovation projects. His designs for the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University - Brookdale Center, the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens 3000 Ton Chilled Water Plant, and the Deleware Public Health Clinical Laboratories in Smyrna, received engineering excellence awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of NY (ACECNY).


Professional Registration

Professional Associations and Activities

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) – Fellow

American Council of Engineering Companies of New York – Life Member & Former Board Member

American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) - Fellow

New York City Mayor’s Advisory Commission

National Academy of Forensic Engineers – Senior Member and HVAC Expert

Planning Board Town of New Castle, Westchester County, NY – Former Member

Rensselaer Alumni Association of NY - Past President and Former Member Board of Directors

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Guest Lecturer for 3-Credit HVAC Design Course (2010-2013)