Columnists: Gary McNeil

Gary McNeil is the communications director for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Combined Heat and Power Partnership. He has managed non-regulatory pollution prevention programs at the EPA since 1992. He joined the staff of EPA’s Combined Heat and Power Partnership in June 2010. Previously, he implemented projects in Asia and Latin American to reduce emissions of refrigerants from automotive air-conditioning systems, and from 1997 to 2008 managed a program of international cooperation between the ENERGY STAR program and similar programs in Brazil and China to promote voluntary measures to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings, office equipment,and consumer products. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master of business administration degree from the University of Washington. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Combined Heat and Power: Taking Energy Efficiency to the Next Level

Minimizing energy costs, ensuring a reliable energy supply and reducing the impact of energy use on the environment are all important considerations for companies and organizations today. For over a century, organizations across the globe have used combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, as a strategy to provide reliable electricity, steam, hot   …Continue Reading