BOC instructors are all personally experienced in facilities maintenance and operation as well as being excellent teachers. They have employment experience in the facility specialty they are teaching, plus an average of 10 years of instruction experience in the workplace. All BOC instructors are evaluated by the students and each continues to be ranked “very good to excellent.” Listed below are BOC instructors for NEEC administered areas.
Washington & California Instructors
Neil Bavins, CEM, LEED-AP (O&M) is President of Seattle based PSR Mechanical. Neil holds an AAS in HVAC system design and has over 30 years’ experience assessing, designing and managing commercial and industrial HVAC, refrigeration and energy management systems. Most of Neil’s career has been focused on high performance building operations, and energy efficiency in existing facilities. Neil is a LEED-Existing Building Operations and Maintenance accredited professional, a Certified Energy Manager, a Certified Energy Auditor, and is an ASHRAE certified Operations and Performance Management Professional. Neil teaches the BOC 1001, 1004, 1006, 1009, 203, 204, 2001, and 2002 courses.
Dennis Bowns’ career spans over 40 years in the electric motor industry working in electric motor manufacturing, application, repair services and industrial/commercial electrical contracting. He’s specialized in electric motor reliability, efficiency, refurbishment, VFD/motor control, VFD troubleshooting and driven system application. Member Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA), currently providing third-party EASA Accreditation (USA/internationally), and Green Motor Initiative motor service center onsite process auditing. Additionally, he serves as Executive Director of the Green Motors Practices Group and on the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Technical Subcommittee, testing and refurbishment of three phase induction motors (C392).
Bradley Brooks Ed D, CCP, LEED AP, is a Principal at Cx Solutions in Sacramento, California. Bradley has over thirty years of experience in the building industry and is proficient in the commissioning of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems along with extensive knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, construction, facilities operation and building automation systems. His skills encompass the design, construction, commissioning, and maintenance of HVAC, mechanical and electrical systems. Bradley has developed and provided instruction in the areas of commissioning, energy efficiency, HVAC, direct digital controls, and facility operation. His proven ability to present complex technical information in a clear and comprehensible manner is one of his greatest assets. His educational accomplishments include a Doctorate in Occupational Education, Masters in Education, and a Bachelor Degree in Engineering Technology. He is an ASHRAE member and has served as on various committees, co-authored an ASHRAE Self-Directed Leaning Course “Fundamentals of Building Operation, Maintenance & Management. Bradley is Certified by ASHRAE Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP), Certified by the Building Commissioning Association as Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) and certified to perform lighting controls acceptance testing required by the California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.
Rick Casault, P.E., president of Casault Engineering in Seattle, WA since 1994, specializes in development of commissioning process master plans and commissioning process services for new and existing facilities. He served on ASHRAE commissioning committees, wrote two ASHRAE commissioning courses, and is co-author of The Building Commissioning Handbook. He teaches building science courses at a local college and at the University of Wisconsin Extension. He is developing new MasterSpec specification sections related to the commissioning process. As a University of Washington facilities engineer, he led the development and implementation of the commissioning process for that university’s facilities.
Karen Chase, MBA, MSPH, brings experience that intersects health science, energy, and building science. For nearly 20 years she worked as a professional Industrial Hygienist, assessing workplaces/buildings, collecting and interpreting environmental samples, and identifying improvements for occupant health and safety. Over the past several years she branched into public sector energy work, primarily renewable energy policy, project development and green building, and into Oregon’s housing finance agency, taking a lead role in green building policy, development and financing, and community engagement. One of her recent projects joins multiple state and federal agencies with regional and local jurisdictions, electric utilities, manufacturers, financiers, and other private and non-profit entities, to upgrade or replace substandard structures, reducing adverse occupant health effects and minimizing energy loads. She also has extensive experience in adult education, including 18 years as Adjunct Faculty in Public Health at Oregon State University. For the past several years she has taught the occupant environmental health aspects of buildings for National Sustainable Building Advisor programs and Building Operator Certification programs.
Ray Congdon, CEM, OPMP, LEED AP, is a Senior Director of Engineering at CBRE leading technical services for the Americas, supported by a team of fifteen technical subject matter experts. Ray joined CBRE in 1994 and brings over 30 years of experience in building engineering and facility and property management. In addition to his current responsibilities, he has experience in outpatient healthcare, hospital, historical, technology, manufacturing, petro-chemical, critical environment and Class A, commercial high-rise facilities.
Dawn Doberenz, LC, is a lighting sales representative with Columbia Pacific Sales based in Vancouver, Washington. She has over 30 years of lighting sales, project management and energy efficiency experience at electrical and lighting companies in the Northwest. She earned her LC certification in 2010 from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). She is also an accomplished trainer and speaker on a wide variety of energy efficient lighting technologies and applications.
Roger Ebbage holds an inter-disciplinary MA in Environmental Studies/Industrial Arts with a Passive Solar Building design emphasis. He is an Association of Energy Engineers Certified Energy Manager, a California Certified Energy Auditor, a Bonneville Power Administration Certified Energy Auditor/Inspector, and a general building contractor. Roger has been the Energy Management Program Director at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, since 1992 and has made the program a national model for energy education. After developing and piloting several energy-efficiency workshops in the residential and commercial sectors, Roger found and serves as Director of the Northwest Water and Energy Education Institute and has recently created a professional association for community college energy educators titled the Association of Community College Energy and Water Educators.
Chuck Frost has been on the faculty at Laney College for 20 years, he is also a CO-PI for the BEST Center bringing over 40 years of industry experience in HVAC systems, controls, and commissioning. Chuck also teaches HVAC and control classes for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council and has presented extensively at professional conferences, including Labs 21, Connectivity Week, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, California Higher Education Sustainability Conference. He retired in 2015 as Campus Energy Manager at UC Berkeley where he oversaw an extensive incentive program to reduce energy use at campus facilities. He also worked for 28 years at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Dale Garcia is a Senior Project Manager for Portland General Electric, owner of G3 Industries Incorporated, a Master Electrician and a Specialist in electrical technology, system controls and HVAC technology. He holds a Signing Supervisor Electrical License in the State of Oregon, Electrical Administrator and Master Electrician cards in several other states and a Journeyman Wireman card. His work includes but is not limited to the development and implementation work with the State of Oregon to restructure Oregon Administrative Rules as they apply to the electrical code, has worked directly with PGE personnel and various agencies to develop utility and state adopted Energy Efficiency programs for the western states/region and presently teaches electrical and advanced electrical classes for the Building Operator Certification program in multiple western states. He has taught electrical and mechanical technology classes in all western states including Alaska and has been an adjunct instructor for PCC for over 10 years.
Paul Howland, MBA, CEM, has over 40 years of experience in HVAC systems operation and maintenance. After serving in the US Navy as a Boiler Technician, he worked at many large central heating and refrigeration plants as an operator and instrument technician, and moved on to manage large factory automation projects while attending college. Paul has retired from the University of California after 24 years as Executive Director of Facilities Management and continues teaching and consulting.
Richard Jackson-Gistelli, P.E., currently works for Cascade Energy as an Energy Saving Industrial Partner for the Bonneville Power’s ESI Program. Prior to joining Cascade, he was the Commercial/Industrial Lead for Emerald PUD’s Conservation Department, where he helped customers develop and implement energy conservation projects as well as helped the utility with power resource management. Prior to joining Emerald PUD, Jackson-Gistelli was a facility mechanical engineer at Sandia National Laboratory. He is a registered professional engineer in California and Oregon and holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento.
Gregory Jourdan has 35+ years of experience including college HVACR Professor, owns his own HVAC Energy consulting business, performing energy audits, thermography, training, market assessment, and building energy code review. He has written multiple technical articles including several of the original BOC texts, taught HVACR for the Federal government at large hydro-power plants, taught for large corporations, privates businesses, and public utilities. His strengths are Commercial HVAC and Industrial Refrigeration emphasizing energy conservation. His specialty is DDC and PLC controls to reduce building energy usage while optimizing operations. He has an AS Degree in Air Conditioning Tech, BS in Industrial Technology with a minor in electronics, and a Masters in Adult Education.
Dan Kuhl, L.C., is a Senior Lighting Specialist and Manager for Evergreen Consulting. He is Lighting Certified (LC) by the National Council on Qualifications for Lighting Profession and past IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Officer and Board Member. With substantial field experience designing and delivering quality lighting projects while saving energy, Dan has worked in Electrical Distribution and owned a lighting manufacturers agency. He is also a frequent speaker and instructor at various lighting & controls courses.
Michael Laurie is owner of Watershed LLC, a sustainability consulting company specializing in water efficiency, energy efficiency, green building, and green landscaping consulting. He has over 23 years of experience in the water efficiency field with over 1,000 projects addressing indoor and outdoor water efficiency including hospitals, hotels, industrial sites, parks, and schools. His water certifications include: Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Certified Water Conservation Practitioner, Certificate of Completion in Washington State Low Impact Development Training Program, Master Gardener, Master Composter, and Rainwater Systems Accredited Professional.
Duane Lewellen of Lewellen Associates has over 30 years’ experience providing energy education and technical assistance to commercial, industrial, and residential energy consumers. Duane is a Certified Energy Manager and was recently recognized as Energy Manager of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers. Duane has been involved in curriculum development and instruction for the Building Operator Certification (BOC) program for many years and is currently the Project Director for the Tool Lending Library at the Smart Buildings Center in Seattle, Washington. Duane received an Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Energy Management from Edmonds Community College and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from City University of Seattle.
Dave Moser, P.E., is a senior project engineer at Cascade Energy in Portland, OR. He provides engineering services for a diverse range of projects and programs, all centered on commercial and industrial energy efficiency. Prior to Cascade Energy, he led HVAC design and construction administration projects for new and existing commercial buildings, with a focus on HVAC and HVAC control systems.
Angela Pilant, L.C., is a Lighting Specialist for Evergreen Consulting and works with multiple energy efficiency programs in the Pacific Northwest, providing efficiency measurement research and site consultations. She has worked in lighting for over 16 years, is Lighting Certified (LC) by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions and is a member of Illuminating Engineering Society.
Maya Salabasheva MSc., PE, LEED AP, CEM, is a professional mechanical engineer with over 20 years of experience. Her expertise and interests focus on low carbon footprint HVAC systems, plumbing and energy conservation in new and existing buildings. She is currently a Principal Mechanical Engineer for Kaiser Permanente located in Northern California where she provides strategic support to projects on a national level. Maya is an active ASHRAE board member and has presented at multiple ASHRAE national conferences. In addition, she has numerous publications in the field. Maya is also on the faculty at Laney College in Oakland where she teaches courses in HVAC Design and Advanced Commissioning.
Mike Smith, a Principal and IH Practice Leader at Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, has over 30 years’ experience providing industrial hygiene and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) solutions to clients across North America. Mike has conducted IEQ projects in a wide variety of building types, from residential to high rise, old to new, across North America. Mike is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and was recognized in 2011 as Distinguished Industrial Hygienist by the Pacific Northwest Section, American Industrial Hygiene Association (PNS-AIHA). Mike is also PNS-AIHA Past President. Since 2004, Mike has been Seattle Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Chapter Director and leads quarterly workshops with other professionals. Mike enjoys doing BOC 1005 Indoor Environmental Quality, because it’s his passion and he enjoys meeting building operators and learning about their buildings! Mike received a Master of Science degree in Biology from University of Nevada Las Vegas, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from UCLA
Alan Suleiman, CEM, L.C., LEED AP, is an energy professional and educator with over 20 years of design and application experience in the built environment. He is an adjunct professor of design at California State University, Sacramento. He was the past President of the Illumination Engineering Society (IES), Mother Lode section, and is a member of IFMA (International Facility Management Association) and AEE (Association of Energy Engineers). He is a Certified Energy Manager and holds an L.C. (Lighting Certified) from the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. He is a LEED (Leadership in energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional. Alan manages a group specializing in new conservation technologies, electric utility products and energy education.
Paul Wingco, CEM, MBA, has over thirty years of combined experience in facilities operations and energy management. He began his career as a controls specialist in the US Air Force and also served in the California Air National Guard. Since then he has been active in the field of building energy management systems, mechanical and engineering services, central plant operations, utility and energy metering, retro-commissioning and facility operations and energy management in the higher education field for the last twenty five years. His past working titles include manager of engineering services, campus energy manager, sustainability manager and now currently serves as Interim Director of Facilities Management for California State University, Long Beach. His current responsibilities include the management and operations of campus facilities and grounds, energy management and utility operations, clean energy and climate action planning and implementation at CSULB. Paul earned his BS degree in Construction Engineering Management from CSU Long Beach and has a Masters in Business Administration from Vanguard University of Southern California. Paul is a practicing instructor for the Building Operator Certification (BOC) program, is a regular speaker on energy efficiency matters and is a Certified Energy Manager with the Association of Energy Engineers.
Northeast Region Instructors
Cliff Babson, USMM, CEM, CMVP, CEA, BESA, LEED AP(BD&C),is a former ships’ captain, with over 25 years in Energy and Facility Management. He holds or has held credentials by the Association of Energy Engineers as a “Certified Energy Manger (CEM)”, “Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)”, “Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)”, and “Building Energy Simulation Analyst (BESA)”. He is accredited by the US Green Building Council as a LEED AP(BD&C). He holds, or has held, multiple specialty certifications from the Building Performance Institute, including Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Heating Specialist, and Multifamily Building Analyst, and was also certified by the Residential Energy Network as a HERS Rater. In his current role at PSD, Cliff is involved with Commercial Energy Auditing, Energy Modeling, Program Support, and Training. Cliff is a practicing Energy Auditor with a Multifamily Specialty, and has also worked as an Engineering Manager/Director in several large Multifamily and Commerical Buildings including a 270 unit high rise building, 180 unit mixed use building, and a 250,000 sqft high rise Commercial Building. Cliff is the former owner and principal of Four Points Energy Solutions, a Better Business Bureau accredited energy efficiency consultancy, offering Commercial and multifamily energy audits, training, content development, Energy Procurement, and Energy consulting. He is also a past Executive Director of the Building Performance Contractors Association of NY State. Cliff developed a Multifamily Building Analyst curriculum in 2010 and has taught the class approximately 25 times, the curriculum is currently licensed to 7 entities across the US. Student feedback ratings have averaged in excess of 4.3, on a scale of 1-5, with a strong positive feedback and high pass rate (>87%). Cliff has also taught BPI Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, and Heating Specialist courses in addition to Northwest Energy Efficiency Council Building Operator Certification, and Various TREAT and ASSET Score energy modeling courses. Cliff has also taught college level credit course in Energy and Sustainability in the Physics Dept. of Ithaca College in the fall of 2013.
Robert S. Cerio, CEM, BPI, is the principal of Ocean State Energy Resources. He is an Energy and Environmental Resource Manager with over 32 years of experience. Bob holds a BS degree, and is a graduate apprentice of the Brown and Sharpe Technical Training Program, which earned him a certificate in manufacturing engineering from the National Machine Tool Builders Association. Bob also serves as a consultant to the National Biodiesel Board, is a member of TEC-RI, The Energy Council of Rhode Island and has been instrumental in the Development of the University of Rhode Island, Energy Center where he developed and teaches a Master Energy Training Program. He also developed a Renewable Energy Training Laboratory for the Community College of Rhode Island .Bob has held full time positions in conjunction with his own business as a municipal facilities manager, K–12 Public school Energy Manager, and private industry Energy and Environmental Resource Manager. These efforts have resulted in his being awarded the 2002 National School Business Officials Pinnacle Award for innovative concepts in saving money, and the 2003 John H. Chafee Memorial Conservation Award. Most recently, he was the recipient of the Rhode Island Earth Day 2005 Environmentalist of the Year Award.
Ron DePesa is the Manager of Facilities for the State of Massachusetts Office of Court Management (OCM). He has also has taught as a certified adult education instructor courses in HVACR, Facilities Managerment and Oil Heat Technology. He holds several State of Massachusetts journeymans trade licenses and is a BOC 1&2 graduate. Ron has an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Building Construction Technology and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Project Management both from Wentworth Insitute of Technology. His over 39 years of work experience has been in the mechanical trades in both capacities as a journeyman and as a manager in the private construction industry, public school facilties, State of Mass. facilities and a major private university facilities.
David Langevin, M.S., M.S.B., is the President of ACS Electrical Contractors and a Master Electrician licensed in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Currently teaching classes in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology at Oxford Hills Technical School in South Paris, ME. He has over 26 years experience in project management, controls engineering, and electrical maintenance systems. Having been most recently employed at Procter & Gamble in Auburn, ME, he is well rounded and versed in industrial, commercial, and residential electrical systems, as well as a machinery control system design, construction, delivery and ongoing support. An overall great resource for electrical needs and questions.
Michael Lessard completed training in Architectural Drafting at Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1979, and has been involved in building design and construction since. Michael is a Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified Building Analyst Instructor and exam proctor. He has developed the programs and curricula to train and certify Maine’s energy improvement professionals. He has trained several hundred weatherization technicians and energy auditors in past years, many of which have started well respected and successful businesses in the energy field. Michael continues to serve the industry and his students in lending technical assistance to complex energy problems. In 2009, Michael wrote the curricula and examinations to retrain and recertify Maine’s code enforcement officers and third party inspectors in the newly adopted Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code. The course inventory includes Fundamentals of Building Science, Residential and Commercial Building Codes, Residential and Commercial Energy Codes, and Residential and Commercial Ventilation Codes. Michael is the only MUBEC Instructor in Maine, and has delivered this training to all codes professionals, as well as numerous designers, builders, and energy professionals throughout the state. He has effectively formed a common core of knowledge amongst designers, builders, energy practitioners, and inspectors.
William M. Leahy, CEM, CEA, LEED AP, has been working in the field of Energy Management for 38 years. Currently he is a consultant and instructor. In addition to teaching Building Operator Certification; he teaches Commercial Energy Auditing certification, and Green Building Operations and Maintenance certification courses. He spent 12 years teaching high school Tech Education, and has 21 years in energy management, performing energy audits and conducting efficiency and load management programs for Northeast Utilities, its operating companies and its unregulated ESCo. In his last position, he served for 12 years as Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) at Eastern Connecticut State University. The Institute works in support of sustainable energy public policy, energy education K – adult, greening schools and campuses, EPA Portfolio Manager benchmarking and Green Collar Job training. Under his direction, the Institute received numerous regional and national awards including; National Energy Star Partner of the Year in 2004 and 2014 by the US EPA for Excellence in Energy Education and Energy Star applications. Leahy holds a BS and MS in Education from Central Connecticut State University and a MS in Business Administration from Rensselaer. He has earned a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) from the Association of Energy Engineers and was also awarded a Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP) and Certified Demand Side Manager (CDSM) by AEE. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) in New Construction and Major Renovation from the US Green Building Council and a GPRO Instructor in Fundamental of Green Buildings and GPRO Operations & Management Essentials from Urban Green in NYC.
Jamie McGhee is an electrical engineer and educator, currently teaching in the Electrical Engineering Technology Department at Southern Maine Community College. Topics covered include energy conservation, lighting efficiency improvements, industrial automation, motor controls, renewable energy resources, solar photovoltaic, and electrical theory. Jamie has an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a BPI-certified Building Analyst and BOC Level 1 certified.
Chad Osgood is a Building Automation Engineer at Novo Nordisk in West Lebanon NH. He has several years experience with building automation systems, building management systems, HVAC Design, validation of buildings, BAS/BMS operator mentoring, etc.. He started his career as a service technician with Siemens Industries, with 7 years of experience in Siemens Building Technologies products and design he stepped into the role of Mechanical Engineering Technician at the Vermont VA Hospital. HVAC design, project management, and BMS system owner were the primary tasks for his roll at the VA hospital. Looking for new challenges he accepted a roll as Building Automation Engineer at Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals . As an engineer at the pharmaceutical manufacturer it opens a whole new door of HVAC and control needs and requirements. Chad specializes in building pressurization, energy audits, and validated system design at NNUSBPI. With a strong desire to share experiences and in depth knowledge automation systems he became a instructor for the BOC program in the spring of 2015.
Michael Petit holds professional contractor licenses in the states of Connecticut and Rhodes Island, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Michael also holds journeyman electrical licenses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with over 34 years of experience. Michael has been an adjunct electrical instructor with NEIT, in the Electrical Technology program since 2006. Mike teaches topics such as electro-mechanical and electronic industrial control, transformers, photovoltaic system sizing and installation, and basic wind technology, as well as being a volunteer Skills USA judge for in-state competitions held at NEIT. Since August, 2011 Michael has been developing and teaching a new electrical technology program at Chariho High School’s Career and Technical Center in Rhode Island. Michael has been a certified NCCER Core Curricula and Electrical instructor since 2006. Michael is an Authorized Trainer for OSHA’s Outreach Training program and teaches classes at both NEIT and Chariho for students to earn their 10 hour Occupational Safety and Health Training cards. In June, 2011, Michael became a Certified Renovator through the Certified Lead Action Project – Lead-Safe RI organization. From 2003 – 2006 Michael instructed RI electrical apprentices for the Community College of RI (CCRI). Michael is currently approved to teach both the BOC 107 and BOC 202 instructional sessions. Michael has been a member of the Electrical League of RI since 1992 and board member since 2002.
John Rice, CEM, is the owner of Yankee Energy Solutions, Inc. with over 25 years in the energy efficiency field. John has worked with commercial/industrial customers through the State of Maine Office of Energy Resources, Bangor Hydro – Electric Company, and the Efficiency Maine Business Programs. John is BOC Level I and Level II certified. Since 2009, John has been a BOC and Commercial Energy Audit instructor in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts with a special interest in lighting. As a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), and Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional (CLEP), John is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
William Turner, M.S., P.E., is the President and CEO of Turner Building Science, LLC. Mr. Turner has 30 years of experience in the development and implementation of indoor air quality/HVAC evaluation and mechanical engineering HVAC/building science diagnostic programs in school, commercial, health care, laboratory, residential, and industrial settings. Experience includes: HVAC performance evaluation, occupant complaint evaluation, air monitoring data collection, building science evaluations, quality assurance, technical report preparation, and specific recommendations for corrective action. Mr. Turner is very active with professional societies, including serving on the National Technical Indoor Air Quality Advisory Boards for the American Lung Association (ALA), the Research Subcommittee of the Environmental Health Committee of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and service on USEPA Advisory Boards including Chairman of Diagnostic and Mitigation Subcommittee for the USEPA B.A.S.E. Study and Science Advisory Board. Mr. Turner was a principal author of the USEPA Indoor Air Division sponsored “Building Air Quality Guide”, “Orientation to Indoor Air Quality Training Course”, and recently available “Hands On Diagnostic Course”.
Kevin Wyman, PE, is a licensed professional engineer with over 25 years experience in energy management, energy procurement and energy generation. Kevin started his career working in HVAC design. He spent several years designing close controlled environments such as cold rooms, warm rooms, environmental cycling chambers and ultra-low humidity dry rooms. After a stint in the energy marketing world, Kevin spent the next 15 years on energy conservation projects with numerous control and equipment manufacturers. He began teaching the BOC HVAC and Controls classes in the late 1990s and began using his experience as a LEED AP professional to teach the commissioning aspects of energy management. Currently, Kevin is involved with tri-generation systems that provide high total system efficiency electric power, hot water and chilled water production for a variety of building types.