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Mr. William R. Acorn

Acorn Consulting Services

2830 N. Swan Road
Suite 140
Tucson AZ, 85712
US

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EW #886 capacity solution provider for your Advanced Technology - Mission Critical industrial or institutional facility.
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EW #886 For over 30 years, he has been involved in the analysis and design of hundreds of projects ranging from institutional laboratories to cleanroom facilities for the semiconductor industry. His active consulting practice involves all aspects of project delivery in the built environment, including code compliance for controlled and hazardous environments. He has received numerous awards for technical excellence and is recognized for his technical achievements, innovation and foresight by peers, associates and clients in the advanced technology industry.

Hehas extensive experience as an expert analyst of system design, system failures, code compliance issues and cause/effect relationships of problems related to the built environment. EW #886 has been utilized as a mediator to help resolve differences between owners and code compliance agencies to expedite projects. As a forensic analyst and expert witness, EW #886 has represented both plaintiff and defendant in a variety of jurisdictions. Forensic assignments include projects dealing with HVAC systems, refrigeration systems, cleanrooms for the semiconductor industry, fires and explosions, pressure vessels, pipelines, Legionnaires disease, and various types of product liability.

EW #886 is widely recognized as an authority on the subject and regularly delivers seminars and workshops to industry and academia on hazardous occupancy code compliance. Heregularly consults with the regulatory community concerning issues of life safety in semiconductor and similar facilities. In addition, hewas a contributing author to the Semiconductor Safety Handbook

EW #886 has been involved since the inception of the Center for Research and Education in Advanced Technology Environments known as CREATE. This Center is charged with research and development in the design and construction of advanced technology facilities. He is an Adjunct Professor actively involved in the highly acclaimed course Design and Construction of Advanced Technology Facilities. He served as the Visiting Eminent Scholar for Cleanroom Design and Construction, during which time he delivered a course on expedited project delivery techniques. He holds a U.S. patent for a unique, linear control damper widely used in the cleanroom industry for the management of process air flow.

A Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. In addition, he is registered with the National Council of Examiners For Engineering and Surveying.

Hehas presented numerous seminars and workshops (varying in length from two hours to three days) including the subjects of Forensic Engineering, Hazardous Occupancy Code Compliance, technical subjects (such as thermodynamics, air handling and distribution, environmental control systems, hydraulics, etc.) related to the design of advanced technology manufacturing and research and development facilities for:

- Design and Construction of Cleanrooms Instructs in the area of wafer fab cleanroom design and contamination theory and strategies for HVAC systems and overall facility organization. Also teaches module on Code Compliance for Hazardous Occupancies.

- Arizona, Visiting Lecturer in the College of Architecture. Developed and presented curriculum and studies in the field of fundamentals and design strategies for HVAC Systems in buildings. Taught senior-level class part-time from 1974 to 1983. Approximately 100 students per semester.

EW #886 graduated With Distinction from the University of Arizona in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. In addition, he is registered with the National Council of Examiners For Engineering and Surveying, Certificate No. 6999.

Heis an Adjunct Professor at an Arizona School of Construction and Wisconsin Center for Continuing Engineering Education. Heteaches a variety of graduate level courses for these institutions
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