Our experienced team of commissioning specialists can perform any level of commissioning services your job requires. Registered Professional Engineers, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Certified building commissioning professionals, LEED Accredited Professionals, an Architect, and Test, Adjust & Balance (TAB) professionals dedicated to support your commissioning needs.
We engage in all aspects of Mechanical, Electrical and Building Energy Performance Engineering. We are all trained Project Managers who come from a Program Management background.
We bring a practitioner’s knowledge on how to add value to your program without adding an extra layer of management. Our goal is to provide you with a value-added Engineering resource that is a collaborative part of your project team to assist you in achieving the quality facilities you intend to build.
Mike W. Lackey, PE, CxA, CEM, CFM,
Professional Engineer, Owner & Project Manager
As the owner and managing member of LCCx, LLC | LCTAB, LLC, Mr. Lackey has served as Principal-In-Charge on all related projects for nearly ten years. He has extensive experience managing commercial, institutional, healthcare and government projects. Along with an extensive background in MEP and Commissioning Systems, he is skilled in design, estimating, scheduling and budgeting for construction management. Mike has developed a reputation of listening carefully when clients discuss objectives, constraints, scheduling, and other considerations so that he can respond with sound solutions that reflect the clients’ needs.
BS in Mechanical Engineering; Texas A&M University
MBA; University of Houston
TX Registered Professional Engineer #50819
CCP: Certified Commissioning Professional
EMP: Certified Energy Management Professional
CFM, Certified Facility Manger, IFMA
CEM, Certified Energy Manager, IFMA
Certified Parsons Project Manger
Chris S. Thompson, CEM, CBCP, CMVP
Mechanical Engineer, Building Energy & Commissioning Specialist
Chris began his career in energy engineering over 30 years ago in the utility energy consulting sector with a passion for energy systems analysis focused on innovative solutions for energy efficiency. Chris has helped develop and implement energy efficiency surveys, programs and processes for all building sectors, residential to industrial. These include Demand Response programs for numerous utility grids, large scale Measurement and Verification and energy data analysis platforms; energy audit processes/programs for utility and commercial clients; and the development of numerous business process, training, hardware, and software platform solutions to support these efforts. Since joining the LCCx, LLC team three years ago, Chris has been an invaluable Project Manager who has been instrumental in managing TAB and commissioning projects, providing accurate energy audits and producing reliable engineering analyses for both commercial and industrial clients. Chris continues to be committed to building teamwork among clients, engineers, architects and builders. He has helped LCCx develop a strong client following since joining the firm.
BS in Mechanical Engineering; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
CEM: Certified Energy Manager
CBCP: Certified Building Commissioning Professional #762
CMVP: Certified Measurement and Verification Professional #2790
Virgil E. Haygood
Mechanical Engineer, Commissioning Quality Control Specialist
Virgil has more than 35 years’ experience in all aspects of Mechanical Systems for commercial projects. Prior to joining LCCx in 2015, Virgil had served as a Commissioning Agent and Construction Manager on numerous public and private projects ranging from data centers to educational facilities to health care facilities. As a member of the LCCx team he has proven to be an invaluable expert in construction management, value engineering, labor management, mechanical construction scheduling, MEP Inspections, and commissioning of HVAC systems.
BS in Engineering Technology; Texas A&M University
CMAA: Constructional Management Association of America
David Strahan, AIA
Senior Building Enclosure Specialist
David has 35 years of experience in commercial and institutional projects. He has previous experience in Building Science Forensics and has developed a specialization in Commissioning of Building Enclosures His extensive background in conceptualization, design, estimating, construction administration, scheduling and budgeting afford him a unique ability to understand the Building Enclosure. In addition to Commissioning he has had extensive experience in as coordination of civil, structural, fire/ life safety and MEP/R systems from a design perspective.
Bachelor of Architecture, Texas Tech University
M.S. Science and Technology Commercialization, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business
Registered Architect, State of Texas, #09476
Marisa Bernal-Bernal, EIT
Ms. Bernal is a Mechanical Engineer with a Master’s degree in renewable and clean energy. She brings over five years of experience to the team, contributing to design-build projects, facility assessment surveys, and energy audits with substantial working knowledge of construction practices, codes, and safety standards. Marisa has a strong background determining material & work quantity requirements and has proven to be an excellent communicator, appreciated by vendors and contractors alike.
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering
Masters of Science: Renewable & Clean Energy
EIT, Engineer in Training, #51407
EMIT, Energy Manager in Training #1199
Automation Commissioning Specialist
Derek has 17 years of experience in the BAS Systems and Automation of HVAC Equipment. He brings to the team a strong background with Direct Digital Controllers (DDC) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). He has an extensive knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS) as well as a superior work ethic and high quality assurance standards.
Bachelor of Science: Environmental Science
Automated Logic (ALC)
Commissioning & Enclosure Specialist I
Nicolas brings over four years of Architectural Drafting and Technical Detailing experience along with ten years tenure with the U.S. Air Force. His planning experience in urban and rural settings as well as his technical acumen for industry programs makes him a valuable asset to the team. Since joining LCCx, Nicolas has shown an enthusiasm and passion for all aspects of systems Commissioning that has been appreciated by senior clients and colleagues alike.
Bachelor of Science: Architecture
Minor in Environmentally Sustainable Resource Management & Urban Planning
(TS) Top Secret Security Clearance
Andrea C. Gaschignard
Since joining LCCx, Andrea C. Gaschignard has helped grow the company from a San Antonio based boutique firm to a national presence in professional Commissioning and HVAC TAB services. Her background in finance and operations management experience have played a key role in the company's business development while bolstering its nationwide presence.
Ms. Gaschignard is a member of the The National Society of Leadership and Success: Sigma Alpha Pi and supports the local community through various volunteer leadership positions with non-profit organizations including the Junior League.
Bachelor of Science: Business Management
2016 International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) New Member of the Year
Commissioning & TAB Professional-In-Training
Armando began building a strong background in engineering in 2013 while working in our neighboring country of Mexico. He joined the LCCx team after receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Armando has proven to be a valuable addition to the LCCx team by exceeding customer expectations, meeting stringent deadlines, and continuing to show enthusiasm and interest in the Commissioning and HVACT TAB fields.
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering
Commissioning & TAB Engineer-In-Training
Robert earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. His background in Quality Control and Assurance makes him a valuable addition to the LCCx team.
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
EIT, Engineer in Training