Raymond works with KABTech’s clients to design, build, or provide consultation for their controlled environment projects. Ray’s extensive experience allows us to provide the best solutions for our customers.
Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Polytechnic University of New York and an MBA from Long Island University. He has over 35 years experience in the HVAC field, the last 25 of them specifically focused on hundreds of cleanroom projects ranging from class 100,000 (ISO 8) through class 1 (ISO 3) in the U.S. and abroad.
His experience ranges from baseline contamination control studies and conceptual facility planning to detail design and certification. He has held executive engineering positions with several cleanroom design/build companies including Fluor Daniel and Luwa. In addition to his ongoing cleanroom consulting work, he is Associate Professor of Construction Science and Management at Clemson University.
Ray has also been active in the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, participating in working groups that have produced recommended practices on cleanroom testing and cleanroom designs. He has authored several HVACR related books as well as the book Practical Cleanroom Design. His papers and articles have appeared in industry publications such as the ASHRAE Journal, A2C2, Controlled Environments, Cleanrooms, Fabtech, Plant Engineering, and Micro. More recently he developed a one-day seminar entitled “Cleaner Manufacturing-First Steps” that was presented through the Clemson University South Carolina Center for Energy Studies.
Currently, he is part of the ASHRAE Cleanroom Guidelines book writing team and is charged with writing a section on validation/qualification as well as a section on cleanroom construction.
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