Columnists: Andrew L. Heitman

Andrew L. Heitman is the wwner of Building Energy Sciences, LLC, and president of Energy Management Association. EMA is a new and innovative association that is dedicated to advancing the quality of energy management products and services for the benefit of the building owner. The founding members are certified Energy Management Professionals (EMP), a program that was developed by ACG, the world’s leading association of certified commissioning authorities. Management of the program has been transferred to EMA. For more information on the EMA visit Those wishing to participate EMA’s conference and/or organizational meeting may visit

Commissioning & Energy Management: Complementary Professions Compound Benefits

The benefits of commissioning and energy management for building and facilities owners are not only complementary, when applied in concert, those benefits compound. Today, there is an urgent need for such collaboration. One of the nation’s greatest challenges is meeting its energy needs while balancing a multitude of complex issues that come with that challenge.   …Continue Reading