2016 40 Under 40: Nate Boyd, PE, CPMP, LEED AP, 36

Mechanical Engineer, Energy Specialist, Hanson Professional Services Inc., Maitland, Fla. BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida

05/16/2016


Nate Boyd, PE, CPMP, LEED AP, 36. Mechanical Engineer, Energy Specialist, Hanson Professional Services Inc., Maitland, Fla. BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida. Courtesy: Hanson Professional Services Inc.Nate Boyd, PE, CPMP, LEED AP, 36

Mechanical Engineer, Energy Specialist, Hanson Professional Services Inc., Maitland, Fla.

BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida

Boyd started working for his family's business-Boyd Brothers Service Inc. in Punta Gorda, Fla.-in the controls contracting industry when he was young. He managed multiple projects and performed installations while obtaining his engineering degree at UCF. His responsibilities included project management, onsite construction oversight, and control system commissioning. After graduating, he became the energy project manager for the city of Orlando, Fla., where he served as the key advisor on energy and sustainability matters. He was responsible for the design, implementation, and oversight of projects that reduced the city's utility costs and increased renewable energy generation. In addition, he designed and implemented Orlando's energy-management system. Boyd joined Hanson Professional Services in 2015 as a mechanical engineer and energy specialist. At Hanson, he performs energy conservation and utility master planning for large-portfolio government and commercial clients. He is responsible for development and evolution of Energy Roadmap services, outlining strategic planning for whole-campus energy-conservation efforts and incorporating coordination of utility services, legislative impacts, funding mechanisms, and renewable energy potential. He also performs energy audits, commissioning services for new construction, and retro-commissioning for existing building projects. He is a member of ASHRAE's Building Energy Quotient Committee and chair of the handbook subcommittee for Technical Committee 7.6: Building Energy Performance as well as the Commercial Building Energy Audits subcommittee. In addition, he is the former president of ASHRAE's Central Florida Chapter and the Region XII vice chair of ASHRAE's Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee. He also is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and International Facility Management Association. Boyd has been married to his wife, Angel, for 9 years. An outdoorsman and craftsman, he enjoys hiking, fishing, gardening, and stargazing.



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