William (Ed) Tinsley PE, CEM, LEED® AP, HFDP, CHFM, CHC

Managing Principal, TME

Ed Tinsley is the CEO of Bernhard, LLC and an Executive Managing Principal at TME. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Ed has more than 35 years of experience in facilities engineering both as a consultant and as a representative of the building owner for healthcare, higher education, governmental and commercial clients. During his career as a consulting engineer, he has managed the design of more than 300 construction projects with a total cost in excess of $5 billion. Ed is a noted authority on chilled water systems, surgery HVAC systems, and other healthcare facility components. He has authored numerous articles and presentations, is a member of ASHE faculty, and is a former hospital facility manager. Ed has taught more than 150 classes on a variety of subjects including ventilation systems, high-performance MEP/FP systems, infection control and risk assessment, energy procurement, commissioning, sustainable design, and energy conservation. He has also authored numerous magazine articles and white papers, including many sections of “ASHE’s Health Facility Commissioning Guidelines and Handbook.”