M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology –
Building Technologies Program
Ed is a principal of Engineered Solutions Inc., and one of its senior project engineers. Since co-founding ESI in 1988, Ed has been responsible for engineering design, field surveys and analysis on many diverse projects in hospitals, office buildings, and private industry.
Over his career, Ed has specialized in HVAC Engineering Infrastructure Projects in Commercial and Institutional facilities. He has been involved in numerous energy conservation projects in large buildings, including replacement of central chiller plants, Air Handling Systems, Energy Management Systems, as well as helping architects optimize building envelopes. Most of this work has involved design of systems in existing buildings which requires considerable field work and close involvement with Facilities Management personnel.
Prior to forming ESI, Ed was the New England Regional Technical Director for HEC Inc. (formerly Hospital Efficiency Corp.), a shared-savings contractor specializing in energy conservation projects. As Regional Director, he supervised the work of project managers and engineers and provided technical support to the marketing staff.
Before HEC, Ed worked for R.G. Vanderweil Engineers, Inc. of Boston. He was project manager and engineer for a variety of large commercial and institutional design projects at locations including the Wellman Research Building at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Guest Quarters Hotel (now Doubletree Suites) in Boston, and the Integrated Genetics Pilot Plant in Framingham. Ed also served as Engineering Group Leader.
Ed received a Master of Science degree from the Building Technologies program at MIT in 1980. While completing his graduate thesis, he investigated the use of ice for an off-peak cooling system and evaluated the performance of the MIT Solar 5 building for the Department of EnergyEd is a member of ASHRAE, American Solar Energy Society (ASES), and Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA).