Specializing in building systems commissioning, testing & balancing, maintenance manuals since 1986.
As a team, we all 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 and ally on your team to work with you and help deliver your projects successfully; so 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 Buis, AScT, ACP - Associate Commissioning Professional
Kelowna Branch Manager and Company Owner, Senior TAB Technician & Cx Agent
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.
O&M Manual Preparation, Estimator & TAB Field Support
Candace McStea heads the maintenance manual department from our Kamloops office and is a master of organization amongst the never-ending influx of shop drawings and maintenance data. Her background in administration combined with years out in the field as a balancing technician, makes her a natural fit for the role to deliver our highly regarded O&M manuals to the industry.
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.
Senior TAB Technician & Senior Cx Agent
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 you can bet that if it has been built, he has experience with it.
Shevaun Barrie, AScT, LEED AP BD+C
Office Manager & LEED Estimator
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.
Electrical and Mechanical Cx Agent
Ehren has certification as an Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician.
He has experience in a wide range of commercial, residential and industrial projects including electrical distribution systems, generators, fire alarm systems, switchgear up to 25KV, building lighting and automation systems.
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 his 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 Wriglesworth, B.A.Sc Mechanical Engineering
Commissioning coordinator & Cx Field Support
Logan is our newest member and brings with him a Degree in Mechanical Engineering with industrial preventative maintenance experience. He currently is filling in for Shevaun while she is on maternity leave while maintaining and assisting with commissioning projects. 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.
Company History & Founders
Company Founder, Senior TAB Technician & Senior Cx Agent
Company Founder, Administration & Accounting
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.