As the demand for energy efficiency upgrades in cold storage, commercial and industrial facilities on the East Coast grows, promoting experienced staff members internally, like Rob, is crucial for continuing our successes.
Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2012
SmartWatt Energy, Inc. is pleased to announce that is has promoted Rob Keefer and Ken Hobbins. Rob Keefer was promoted to Construction Manager II at the company’s Corporate Headquarters in Albany, NY and Ken Hobbins to Construction Manager at its Syracuse, NY office.
Rob Keefer joined SmartWatt Energy’s team 3 years ago as an Electrical Installer and has since held the positions of Foreman and Construction Manager for the company’s utility-based small business direct install program based out of its Syracuse, NY office. As Construction Manager, Rob contributed greatly to the program’s successes, serving as an effective leader in the installation of more than 2,000 lighting upgrade projects.
As Construction Manager II for the company’s large Commercial and Industrial division, Rob will aid engineers in the design of projects and be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the installation of energy-efficient fluorescent and LED lighting retrofit projects for regional and national account customers.
“As the demand for energy efficiency upgrades in cold storage, commercial and industrial facilities on the East Coast grows, promoting experienced staff members internally, like Rob, is crucial for continuing our successes,” said Matt Sorbero, General Manager of SmartWatt Energy’s Albany, NY office.
Ken joined SmartWatt Energy’s small business direct install program team a year ago as an electrical installer, and has since been successful in taking the lead on several key lighting upgrade projects for the company. As Construction Manager, Ken will be responsible for coordinating installers during the design and installation phases of lighting upgrade projects for small business customers in Central and Northern New York.
“Ken’s work ethic and leadership have been a great addition to SmartWatt Energy’s electrical installer team,” said Matt Cinquanti, SmartWatt Energy’s Vice President of Utility Programs. “His new role as Construction Manager will be a key element in the future successes and growth of our small business program.”
ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.
SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions. SmartWatt Energy is dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through energy-reduction strategies. SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, VFD upgrades, control system enhancements, ECM upgrades, and more to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals. SmartWatt Energy’s energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support. For more information, visit http://www.smartwattinc.com.