California State University
Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.
Bachelor of Science, 1996
Environmental and Renewable Energy Resources Engineering
- Currently owner
and operator of Performance Energy (California State Contractors License
Performing whole house energy analysis, blowerdoor air leakage diagnostics,
complete home weatherization, duct testing and sealing services. Certified
HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Rater. – Greater Sacramento area.
- 2000-2001 Manager
Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Division of Matrix Building System Design
– Sacramento. Provided EEM services to local mortgage brokers
and their clients. Installation of energy efficient upgrades such as
dual pane windows, high efficiency HVAC systems, infiltration remediation,
duct testing and sealing, retrofit insulation addition and hot water
- 2000 – Trainer
for Affordable Comfort Conference in San Ramon, CA. Training
course curriculum included whole house pressure diagnostics as a tool
for weatherization and duct sealing measures, main focus on combustion
safety (carbon monoxide) and air quality issues involved with air leakage
- 1997-2001 Project
Manager ADM Associates
Inc. – Sacramento
- Designed and
managed Residential Duct Testing and Sealing program for
Pacific Gas and Electric, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California
Gas Company and Southern California Edison (program years 1997,
1998, 1999). Recruited HVAC contractors in the respective utility
service areas and trained them in current air duct testing and sealing
methods, compliant with current repair standards and UL listed repair
materials. Training occurred in class and in field, providing hands-on
training in over 1000 rate-payer homes statewide.
- Primary Duct
Testing and Sealing Trainer for the Residential Contractor
Program in Program Year 2000 for Southern California Edison.
- Designer and
Project Manager for
Southern California Gas Co.’s Residential High Efficiency
Water Heater Rebate Program. Program is in its 4th year and has
been expanded statewide.
- Program Manager
for Southern California Gas Co.’s Hotel / Motel High Efficiency
- 1996-1997 Design
and installation of
Ground Source Heat Pump systems in Northern California. Worked with
various players in the industry. Research and Development of low-cost
Ground Source Heat Pump installation methods with March Equipment -
Sacramento under research grant from PG&E.
- 1995-1996 Research
assistant for California Energy Commission Renewable Energy
- 2001 - California State
Contractors License Board – Weatherization and Energy Conservation.
License # 812696. Home Improvement Certification.
- 2001 – Completion:
Residential Contractor Program, Duct Testing And Sealing and Air Conditioning
/ Heat Pump Diagnostic Tune-up Workshop and Challenge Test.
- 2001 – Completion:
Designing and Installing Code Compliant Photovoltaics Workshop. Presented
by Endecon Engineering for the California Energy Commission and Sacramento
Area Electrical Apprenticeship.
- 2000 - HERS Home Energy
- 1998 – International
Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) Certified Ground Loop Pipe