The EMP Spotlight series introduces the individual behind the certification and demonstrates their dedication to all things related to energy efficiency.
Learn more about the ANSI accredited and DOE recognized EMP Certification here.
Gretchen Coleman of Gretchen Coleman Commissioning Group, LLC (GCCG) is an Energy Management Professional and Certified Commissioning Authority.
With 28 years’ experience, she’s known for professionalism and sharing expertise. She currently chairs EMA’s Certification Council. She’s made a huge mark already, but don’t expect a pause. She’s off to deliver the next, best-designed, built, and operating building she possibly can.
Barry Cromuel of PEAC LLC is an Energy Management Professional and Certified Commissioning Authority.
With 20+ years in the energy efficiency field, he knows his stuff. So much so that he’s responsible for the sales and operations of energy conservation and commissioning projects for DOD agencies including the Navy and Army, providing energy conservation solutions in schools, high performance training centers, virtual ops, data centers, top secret facilities and more.
EMA is proud to say that Barry carries the EMP credential and an entire nation is grateful he is dedicated to making our DOD more energy efficient.
Tim Gilbert of Salas O’Brien is an Energy Management Professional and Certified Commissioning Authority.
As National Cx director he oversees Cx services for building types ranging from data centers to hotels and many more.
With 42+ years in the mechanical engineering field and 18+ directly in Cx, he performs mechanical Retro-Cx projects driven to lower energy costs with 3 years or less payback. Tim knows how to help make buildings energy efficient. It’s a matter of pride and professionalism
Bob Knoedler of Hanson Professional Services is a Certified Energy Management Professional.
With 40 years in the energy efficiency business, he knows his business. We are blessed and honored that he shares that knowledge as the lead instructor in the EMP training program.
Alyssa Faircloth is an Energy Management Professional.
She is also an engineer and LEED Green Associate. She practices her passion for energy efficiency and high-performance engineering design in her job at TLC Engineering Solutions.
As a certified EMP, Alyssa has proven that she has the knowledge, training and experience to carry a credential that is recognized by the Department of Energy Better Buildings Workforce and accredited by the American National Standards Institute.
EMP, the Gold Standard in Energy Management.
TLC Engineering Solutions’ Al LaPera is an Energy Management Professional and Commissioning Authority.
He raises the bar on sustainability while educating design teams and building owners. The extraordinary is ordinary for Al. He values energy savings as much as the design and construction professionals he mentors and inspires. EMPs are building champions — and build champions.
Building Energy Science’s Andy Heitman is an Energy Management Professional.
In fact, he was the first, having led the development of the program. Today, he’s putting that knowledge and skill to work for the Escambia County, FL School District. The District’s efforts in conjunction with Andy’s services over the last six years has netted more than six million dollars in energy savings. And the kids have a more healthy, comfortable environment for learning. You just can’t put a price on that.
DLR Group’s Peter Turek is an Energy Management Professional. He knows commissioning-based energy management.
In 28 years in the profession, Peter has worked on commissioning and energy retrofit projects in locations ranging from skyscrapers to schools to data centers. The venues vary but the results do not: maximum energy efficiency and building performance.
And he’s always eager for the next challenge.
3Qc’s Michael Kalemkaryan is an Energy Management Professional and Certified Commissioning Authority.
He puts these certifications to work in his practice. He’s working with local colleges to upgrade a central plant and associated control systems. Before it’s done, Michael will ensure the staff has the graphics and controls on a consistent, common platform that enables them to get the most from the investment. EMPs are the great enablers of energy efficiency.
Paul Raschilla is an Energy Management Professional.
He makes buildings save energy. Sometimes he even works on restoring historic frigates.
Like General Lafayette’s L’Hermion.
Paul says “it’s a green ship, powered by wind, fastest of its era.”
Just what you’d expect to hear from an energy efficiency, sustainable design expert.