MEET OUR PERSONNEL
As a team, we take pride in the work we do and are excited to serve the mechanical community with the manpower and experience to take on projects of any size and complexity. On our path forward, we strive to be a valuable partner, an ally on your team, and to work with you to help deliver projects successfully.
Please don’t hesitate to give any one of us a shout or email, even if it’s just to bounce a question around.
Luke has been with Inland Technical since 2009 on the balancing and commissioning teams and now serves as the Kelowna Branch Manager and company owner to ensure the highest standard of work is delivered to all of our clients and that it is achieved during tight timelines. Through an extensive in-house training program based on NEBB standards, he has helped build an excellent team of knowledgeable technicians that can reliably deliver trusted results. With an awareness in energy conservation and building efficiency, Luke is working Mike Starheim to use their combined knowledge in building systems to successfully re-commission existing buildings in order to save energy, reduce maintenance costs, and improve occupancy comfort.
Stephen Neu has managed and overseen the operations of Inland Technical for over ten years as the company manager. He is behind the wheel of the estimating department and provides a high level of technical expertise to problem solving and providing pragmatic solutions.
Sarah has a diploma in Engineering Technology and worked as a mechanical designer before joining our team as head of the maintenance manual department. She has twelve plus years of design experience and is a registered member of the ASTTBC.
Mike Starheim has more than 30 years of testing & balancing and commissioning experience. His experience encompasses mechanical design concepts and evaluation, measuring and testing of air and water systems, mechanical systems verifications and project management and coordination. Mike maintained ITSL's satellite office in Kelowna for more than 20 years, and trains and oversees Kelowna's balancing technicians.
Mike Beauchesne has more than 25 years of testing & balancing and commissioning experience. His work experience includes being an HVAC Service Technician, Assistant Refrigeration Mechanic, Controls Technician, Corrosion Technician and an Electrical Service Technician. Mike has successfully delivered many projects of the highest levels of complexity across B.C. and if it has been built, he has experience with it.
Shevaun has a Diploma of Technology in Building Sciences, is an Applied Science Technologist and is LEED AP BD+C certified.
Shevaun is our LEED specialist, office manager, CAD specialist, commissioning estimator, and do-er of all things. Coming from a building science and architectural background, Shevaun has been optimizing/building our LEED program for over 10 years and has successfully been an important spoke in the wheel on dozens of LEED projects including the KGH, PRH, VJH hospital projects, the Vancouver Island hospitals, Okanagan College Center of Excellence, Center of Learning and Vernon Trades Building, Central Green and many more.
Jeremy Kneeshaw is our up and coming balancing technician who has a dedication to see that things are done right and carries with him the integrity to deliver trusted data and properly functioning buildings.
Jason is a senior balancing technician in Kelowna who has provided the industry with exceptionally accurate balancing data for over 6 years. He is committed to the integrity of his results and finds personal satisfaction in the success of pulling together complicated HVAC systems.
Jack Nelson comes from a background as an electrician working on HVAC control systems in Australia and Canada. He has dived into the balancing world head first and is excited for the challenges and opportunities in the TAB field.
Dryden Kemp brings with him a background in HVAC maintenance and is a ticketed Journeyman electrician. His pragmatic approach to trouble shooting and solving problems fills an important role in the team.
Logan is our newest member and brings with him a Degree in Mechanical Engineering with industrial preventative maintenance experience. Keenly interested in building efficiency, mechanical systems and building envelope commissioning, Logan will be taking on commissioning authority, electrical and IMIT commissioning projects and the CAN/ULC-S1001 Integrated Systems Testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems Commissioning, which has been added to the national building code in 2018.
Chris Rowat is our up and coming balancing technician. He is an electrician with a background in HVAC maintenance who has a dedication to see that things are done right. He carries with him the integrity to deliver trusted data and properly functioning buildings.
Henry and Vickie Pejril started Inland Technical Services in 1986. Beginning as draftsman and then managing a branch of a balancing firm, Henry sat on a committee chaired by Cedric Truman of BCBC and John Lamble of D.W. Thompson Consultants Ltd. to develop commissioning standards and protocol for the Province of BC. In 1986. Inland Technical Services Ltd, grew into the largest balancing/commissioning company in the BC Interior, with capabilities equal to any in the province, and gained the approval of every major mechanical consultant in BC. Henry Pejril has 35 years of HVAC design, drafting, testing and balancing and commissioning experience. He is certified in Intelisite control management software and has experience in programming, electronics, pneumatics, mechanical systems, security systems and programming
Vickie has managed the accounts, payroll, administration, and kept things running smoothly over the years. After the transition of ownership earlier this year to Luke Buis, Henry and Vickie continue to be involved with the company with Vickie handling the book-keeping and Henry providing the team with technical support.
In the beginning of 2020, Luke worked with Henry and Vickie Pejril on a succession plan to lead the Inland team forward into the 2020’s. Luke is excited to take ownership and continue on with Inland Technical Services’ commitment and reputation to high quality work through our integrity and many years of combined experience.