Tour of Boston University's CILSE Building

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 610 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215


  • ASHRAE Boston Chapter member registering to attend the Main Meeting presentation only.
  • Non-member of ASHRAE Boston Chapter registering to attend the Main Meeting presentation only.

Registration is closed

ASHRAE Boston October Meeting

Presentation and Tour of Boston University's Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering

Thursday October 19th, 2017

610 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

Meal Menu:

"Back Bay Barbecue"

Buffet style dinner including open-fire Brisket, Grilled Mediterranean Chicken, and Vegetable Kebabs. Sides include corn on the cob, wild rice salad, assorted baby greens, and more!

Cash bar will be available for the duration of the evening.

Meeting Timeline:

5:30 - 6:30 PM Networking and Dinner (buffet style)

6:30 - 7:15 PM Building Overview Presentation by John Mackenzie (ARUP) and Leon Auvil (Payette)

PDH: 1.0

7:15 PM - 8:00 PM: Building Tours led by ARUP and Payette

Meeting Location: 610 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215

Parking and Public Transportation: Available at garage on 700 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215

If taking public transportation, the building is closest to the Blandford Street Station, located on the "B" route of the Green Line.

Additional Information:

·         RSVP by 12:00pm (noon) Monday, October 16th, 2017.

·         If you would like a vegetarian meal, please check box in registration form

·         Please register online pre-paying with credit card / PayPal 


ASHRAE Boston Members: $50                  

Non-ASHRAE Boston Members: $60


John Mackenzie, PE, Senior Engineer, ARUP

John MacKenzie is a senior mechanical Engineer in Arup's Boston office. He has an extensive background in mission critical facilities, including all phases of engineering from initial design concepts and optimization comparisons through construction documentation, specifications, and construction administration. John is equally experienced in designing systems for new buildings and systems that are integrated within existing facilities.

Leon Auvil, AIA, CSI, Senior Associate, Payette

Leon Auvil is a registered Architect and Senior Associate at Payette in Boston, Ma. Having joined Payette in 1989, Leon Auvil brings over 35 years of architectural experience to our practice. Leon’s project role and experience with Payette spans several different building typologies but most recently, he completed the Harvard University Art Museums Building and the Boston University Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering Building.

Leon received his Associate Degree in Architectural Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology in 1979 and his Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Boston Architectural Center in 1984.

Leon has excelled in office-wide roles as a mentor to junior staff, in a consulting role in the technical aspects of design, documentation, specifications and methodologies, and as the leader for the quality management program. Leon is passionate about architectural detailing and was instrumental in the development of the office quality standards.

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