"As we expand our energy audit and brokerage services, Josh's expertise will benefit CrunchEnergy and our customers enormously. Josh's engineering and analysis skills will further enhance our ability to help customers save money on their energy costs."
Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) December 15, 2009
CrunchEnergy, an energy services company focused on providing efficiency solutions, announced today that Joshua Kace has signed on as Energy Manager. Kace joins the CrunchEnergy team from the Center for Advanced Energy Systems (CAES), where he served as Energy Engineer.
The New Jersey-based business is expanding its staff and its services as it adds more clients to its roster. CrunchEnergy is an ENERGY STAR (R) partner providing energy management and efficiency solutions that help businesses save money while reducing their carbon footprints. The company does this by providing services including energy audits, offering reduced utility rates through its brokerage division, and using innovative technology-based solutions.
"As we expand our energy audit and brokerage services, Josh's expertise will benefit CrunchEnergy and our customers enormously," says Scott Goldthwaite, CEO of CrunchEnergy. "Josh's engineering and analysis skills will further enhance our ability to help customers save money on their energy costs."
In his previous position with CAES, which is based at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Kace was responsible for performing industrial energy/P2 assessments for New Jersey manufacturing facilities through the N.J.D.E.P.-funded N.J.M.E. program. N.J.M.E. assessments include waste stream analyses, emission control plans, building envelope analyses, lighting upgrades, HVAC retrofits, and renewable energy system feasibility studies. He also provided technical consultation to the New Jersey Clean Energy Program in the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency policy and incentive structures and assisted in the field-management of 26 university centers in the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s I.A.C. program. I.A.C. centers conduct industrial energy assessments. He conducted research into various energy-related topics, including electrical energy storage systems for large-scale wind turbine farms, thermal energy storage systems, and synergy between energy efficiency and renewable energy practices. Prior to Advanced Energy Services, Kace Designed an electromechanical fuel flow control system for a Lister diesel engine as a design project for Columbia University Mechanical Engineering Department. For a UN Millennium Development Villages Project, he modified an engine to run on biofuels.
Kace received his BS from Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
About Crunch Energy
CrunchEnergy, an ENERGYSTAR® Partner, is an energy services company dedicated to cutting energy costs in non-residential buildings by implementing a comprehensive process of usage analysis, efficiency technology implementation, alternative energy sourcing, ongoing monitoring and management. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.CrunchEnergy.com.
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