October Chapter Meeting


Date: October 10th, 2016
Location: Spazio Westport 12031 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146


10:15am – 10:45am Registration & Networking

10:45am-11:45am Tech Session

11:45am-1:10pm Lunch and Main Session

Designing the Future with Green Energy Tax Incentives

Understanding the requirements and implications of the 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deductions & 45L Energy Tax Credits as well as the interaction of these incentives with cost segregation studies to increase cash flow.

Chapter Members Cost $0.00*

* when chapter dues paid
Non-Members Cost $25.00
Cash, Credit Card, or Check, on arrival,
Or – Credit Cards /w Online payment.


Everyone must register even if you have paid local dues.

ONLINE: Click on hyperlink below or copy and paste the URL into your browser: http://ashrae-stl.org/registration/ Please make sure that you fill in all the information requested, press ‘submit’ and then complete the form to the point where you hit ‘confirm’. Thank you.

PHONE: Must be called into 314-925-4818, no later than noon, Friday, October 7th, 2016. This number is in operation 24 hours a day. CANCELLATION: You may cancel up to 8:00am on Monday before the meeting. If not canceled by this point you will be responsible for the meeting cost of $25.

PDH CERTIFICATES: Will be emailed to attendees as requested during online registrations.


Doug Curtis
Managing Director, Fixed Asset Advisory Services

Doug is an Electrical Engineer with 10 years of experience in electrical systems design and construction.  Doug is also a licensed  journeyman electrician.  Doug has been with BDO USA, LLP for over thirteen years and has successfully completed over 750 federal cost segregation studies.  Doug performs cost segregation studies on newly constructed, existing facilities (look back), and acquired facilities to increase cash flow through accelerated depreciation of construction costs and identification of all allowable tax credits. Additional experience includes work in various industries including retail, manufacturing, financial services, hotel and lodging, assisted living facilities, and medical facilities.

Doug is also a member of BDO’s Green Energy Tax team and has experience with Section 1603, 179D, 45L, and 48 Tax Credits.

Doug has worked as an Electrical Engineer for a large consulting architectural and engineering firm.  Responsibilities included design of electrical systems for commercial, industrial, wastewater plants, medical facilities, and residential facilities and construction observation on many types of projects.