Mark Redmann, LEED AP BD+C, joins BKV Group as the newest member of its growing Mechanical Engineering department. In addition to providing mechanical expertise for clients, Redmann will also be overseeing the mechanical engineering department’s Revit continued development.
“Mark brings more than 15 years of mechanical design expertise to the firm,” said Kurt Wintheiser, associate partner at BKV Group. “His specialty in Revit and his broad project background make him a highly valued addition to our team.”
Redmann is responsible for the mechanical design integration and coordination of plumbing, HVAC, energy recovery, fire protection, building control systems and sustainable and energy-efficient system design for BKV Group’s clients. He is also developing processes, schedules and libraries within Revit to assist the design team in improving efficiency and productivity, as well as providing training. In addition to Revit development, Redmann is also contributing to the Morrow Park City Apartments project in Pittsburgh, Penn., and the Athens Retail Housing Development in Athens, GA.
“I love the collaboration across our in-house team,” said Redmann. “BKV Group’s full range of services and the professionalism of its architects, engineers, construction administrators and support staff are the reason for the firm’s sustained success.”
Redmann’s project experience spans from schools to restaurants to laboratories to data centers. He previously held mechanical design roles with Michaud Cooley Erickson, and Palanisami & Associates, Inc. and was a CAD consultant with CAD Technology Center, all firms in the Minneapolis area. His past project highlights include a laboratory at General Mills’ corporate headquarters in Minnetonka, Minn., a Rain Forest Café complete with a working volcano in Galveston, Texas, and twin office buildings of 17 floors each for Wells Fargo, which will be located by the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Redmann has also served as an ammunition specialist/manager for the U.S. Army for 21 years, both on active duty and as a member of the Minnesota National Guard. He has received several commendations for his service in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Joint Forge in Bosnia i Herzegovina and Operation Just Cause in Panama.
Redmann is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional and holds several certifications in testing and inspections. He is a member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), National Eagle Scout Association (NESA), Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW and The American Legion. Redmann has a bachelor of science from Metropolitan State University.