William C. Weinaug, PE, LEED | Director, Sustainable Design
Mr. Weinaug brings more than 25 years of MEP and LEED design and engineering services to BIG’s leadership team. Through his efforts as the Executive VP of X-nth, Mr. Weinaug has been instrumental in working with clients all over the world providing mechanical and sustainable designs within large mixed-use resort, entertainment, gaming and hospitality facilities.

With a strong commitment to ensure great client (and guest) experiences within their built environments, Mr. Weinaug directs and manages the “front-end loading” planning, concept design and brainstorming process for MEP and sustainable design for the firm's large resort, hospitality, retail and entertainment clients, including MGM, Hilton, KOR, Mandarin Oriental, Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Starwood, and Westin. 

Mr. Weinaug embraces green building practices. His passion for earth-friendly strategies has led him to utilize many sustainable concepts in Starwood Capital Group’s “1” Hotel, the first luxury, eco-friendly global hotel brand.   

For the past six years, Mr. Weinaug has been providing AIA Continuing Education by presenting "Sustainable Design" to dozens of architectural firms in the United States. Mr. Weinaug has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences, including: USGBC Caribbean Chapter 1st Symposium of Sustainable Design; Lodging Conference; Global Gaming Expo; Casino Design Conference; World Gaming Congress and Expo; and International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions.  In addition to sustainability, he is an invited speaker on such topics as district cooling, acoustics, commissioning, and project management. 
Mr. Weinaug has authored multiple articles for industry publications including, his most recent, "Energy Efficient Concepts Categorized by Priority” published in October 2007 Hospitality Construction Magazine. Mr. Weinaug received his Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
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