Building Dynamics is an independent engineering and industrial hygiene consulting firm specializing in HVAC systems, Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) and Energy Analysis. In 1996, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Ed Light, and Professional Engineer (PE) James Bailey, founded Building Dynamics to address occupant concerns and building issues for clients who were looking for cost-effective, reliable solutions. Our multidisciplinary approach and technical expertise is built upon hands-on experience working with building operations and directly communicating with stakeholders to solve issues. We welcome challenges and work diligently to resolve complex problems faced by property owners and managers. Our personalized, evidence based approach is a value-add for our clients ensuring state-of-the-art service.

“We have consulted with and relied on Building Dynamics to address specialized industrial hygiene and HVAC needs for many years. While I have found their level of expertise and ability to work with the client impressive, it is their exceptional ability to quickly focus and resolve issues through the common sense application of scientific principles that clearly sets them apart.”

Randy Melvin
Director, Research and Codes Maryland/Virginia Homebuilder

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
  • American Society of Testing and Materials
  • International Code Commission: Green Building Standard Committee on IEQ
  • Washington Conservation Guild
  • Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
  • Maryland Homebuilders Association
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers