His years of experience in dealing with energy-efficiency at the highest levels will serve as an invaluable resource as AirGenerate successfully addresses world-wide demand for clean, reliable, convenient, and affordable water heating solutions.
Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 15, 2009
AirGenerate today announced the appointment of Paul Dickerson as an Industry Advisor to the firm. Mr. Dickerson is the former Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). He currently heads the international clean-tech practice of the law firm of Haynes and Boone.
"Paul is an excellent addition to our team," said Rick Pal, CEO of AirGenerate. "His years of experience in dealing with energy-efficiency at the highest levels will serve as an invaluable resource as AirGenerate successfully addresses world-wide demand for clean, reliable, convenient, and affordable water heating solutions."
At EERE, Mr. Dickerson was responsible for directing the implementation of its priorities, policies, program development and execution, as well as strategic planning. He oversaw the EERE's $1.8 billion budget and 1,000-member staff. Under Mr. Dickerson's leadership, EERE fast-tracked commercialization of technology and boosted the speed at which energy solutions moved from the laboratory to the international marketplace.
Prior to serving at the Department of Energy, Dickerson led an international staff of 1,200 in 80 countries as Chief of Staff of the Department of Commerce's Foreign Commercial Service.
Mr. Dickerson is also founder and president of Dickerson Leadership Alliance, which grants awards and scholarships to elementary, middle school, and high school students who demonstrate civic involvement and leadership.
AirGenerate is a pioneer in the development, production, and marketing of patented energy saving devices for liquid heating. The company's first product, AirTap™ A7 is the most energy efficient water heater in USA as certified by GAMA under Department of Energy guidelines. AirTap™ is based on heat pump technology that utilizes refrigeration physics effectively to heat water. AirTap™ converts "air energy" to heat and retro-fits on to any 30-80 gallon water tank. This technology results in 300% improved efficiency and up to 80% in energy savings. The by-products include cool air and dehumidification. Other products include AirTap™ A12 (12K BTU) and AirVent™ duct kit. The company is currently working on an integrated model that will be released this year.
For additional information on AirTap™, please go to http://www.airgenerate.com.
AirGenerate is a privately held company that is focused on energy-efficient technologies for water heating. AirGenerate is headquartered in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.airgenerate.com.