Brian Howe, President,
BASc, MEng, MBA, PEng
As President of HGC Engineering, Brian combines a wealth of acoustical engineering experience with a keen business understanding. In addition to his role as president, he is active in the field with a particular emphasis on mechanical, structural, and ground borne vibration.
Brian is also a leader in the assessment of noise from wind power projects. He speaks frequently at Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) Symposiums, as well as other major international conferences. Brian is an ongoing contributor to acoustical knowledge in the field having prepared a “best practices” guide for CanWEA in 2007 and provided input on the assessment methods contained in the Ontario Green Energy and Green Economy Act (2009). Brian is the Chairman of the CSA Technical Subcommittee on Acoustic Noise Measurements of Wind Turbines.