Gerald J. Kettler

Gerald J. Kettler

Gerald J. Kettler

President | Principal – in – Charge

Gerald J. Kettler, P.E., CxA, GGP, TBE, CCP, REM, LEED Accredited Professional BD&C, LEED Fellow, WELL AP, Sites AP, CIAQM, CPMP, BEAP, BEMP, CSI CCS
President | Principal – in – Charge

As Managing Principal and Owner of Facility Performance Associates, LLC, Mr. Kettler commits the firm’s resources after considering each project’s unique requirements, timelines and budget. Mr. Kettler has led AET/FPA since 1986. Mr. Kettler has over 48 years of management and professional level experience in the design, construction, testing, commissioning, certification, and operation of physical facilities. Management functions include: project management, planning, training, sales and marketing, development consultant, division manager, associate, managing principle, and president. Design areas include: electrical, fire protection, industrial, mechanical, plumbing. security/controls, value, environmental, and transportation and logistics. Construction and operations include cost estimating, scheduling, contract negotiation, operations and maintenance instruction, owner’s representative, field observation/quality control, test and balance of HVAC systems, building commissioning. and construction management. Mr. Kettler has worked for a variety of architectural, engineering consulting, construction, testing and management companies. This has given him wide experience in the design, construction, testing, commissioning and operation of facilities.


  • Licensed Professional Engineer since 1969 in Texas and is licensed in 8 other states

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers:
  • Past Dallas Chapter President, winner of ASHRAE Standards Achievement Award
  • Member of the following ASHRAE National Committees:
  • SSPC 300, Commissioning, Past Chair
  • STD 202, The Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems, Past Chair
  • Std. 111: Test and Balance National Standard, Past Secretary
  • Guideline 0 and 1: Commissioning Guideline/Standard, Sub-Committee Chair
  • Technical Committee.7.7: Test and Balance, Past Chair
  • Technical Committee.7.9: Commissioning, Past Chair
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers
  • Building Commissioning Association, multiple committee member, Benner Award Recipient 
  • Construction Specifications Institute
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers, state Board of Dir., Chair PEC and PEI
  • United States Green Building Council, LEED AP BD&C, LEED Fellow, WELL AP, Sites AP

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified in Commissioning by ASHRAE, BCA, ACG and NEBB, Certified in Test & Balance by AABC and NEBB. Served on the BCA and ASHRAE commissioning certification committees.
  • Certified Specification Professional by CSI
  • Certified IAQ Manager and Registered Environmental Manager by National Registry of Environmental Professionals
  • Certified Filter Specialist by NAFA
  • Texas Mechanical Contractors License, (1985) (AIR Engineering and Testing)


  • BS Mechanical Engineering – Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Masters Business Administration – University of Missouri at Kansas City

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