is principal of Elara Energy Services, Inc.. He brings over 30 years
of experience in MEP design, construction, and commissioning and has
received nine first place Illinois ASHRAE excellence in engineering
awards. He is a licensed professional engineer, certified energy
manager and LEED®
AP. He has authored several technical articles for trade journals and
has been a speaker at numerous industry conferences. He holds a
bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering (BSME) from
University of Illinois at Chicago.
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