Charles W. 'Chuck' Kaupp

Testing, Adjusting & Balancing (TAB) Specialist / Sr. Vice President

Charles Chuck Kaupp Sr. Vice President of Florida's HVAC Commissioning SITA-Tab.


Certified AABC Test and Balance Engineer (TBT)

Certified NEBB Test and Balance Professional

Certified ACG Commissioning Authority (CxA)

Professional Memberships:

ACG – AABC Commissioning Group

AABC – Associated Air Balance Council

NEBB – National Environmental
Balancing Bureau

FEBB – Florida Environmental
Balancing Bureau
Past President

ASHRAE – Life Member

SITA-Tab Florida's HVAC Commissioning firm.

Mr. Kaupp founded Florida's Southern Independent Testing Agency, Inc. in 1980. He is responsible for and involved in sales, marketing, management and certification of commissioning projects of all types including large educational complexes, industrial buildings, hospitals, nursing homes and commercial facilities. Mr. Kaupp’s vision, leadership and knowledge of the HVAC world has lead to the success of Southern Independent Testing Agency, Inc. being ranked one of the leaders in properly delivered and maintained building environments.

Featured project:

Florida HVAC Testing, Adjusting, & Balancing for Florida Polytechnic University Polk City, FL

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Owner/Client: Florida Polytechnic University
Project Size: Floor: 160,000 sq. ft.
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Building Automation Contractor: Quality Building Controls
Mechanical Contractor: Tappouni Mechanical Services
Mech. Engineer: Tilden, Lobnitz, Cooper
TAB Firm: Southern Independent Testing Agency (SITA)
Construction Management: Skanska USA

SITA-Tab provided Florida testing, adjusting, & balancing (TAB) services for the 160,000 sq ft innovative, science & technology building.  The project houses a range of classrooms, auditoriums and research labs alongside faculty offices and academic administration resources.  SITA-Tab’s services included extensive TAB related to the ventilation and chilled water systems to ensure a functional building.

Testing, Adjusting and Balancing projects:

  • West Pasco Government Center – 105,100 square-foot facility; SITA was contracted by Tappouni Mechanical Services, Inc.
  • USPS – Jacksonville P&DC – 115,800 square-foot post office; SITA was contracted by the Engineer, Con Edison Solutions.
  • Fivay High School 'EEE' – Pasco County – 202,600 square-foot high school; SITA was contracted by the General Contractor, Cutler Associates, Inc.