George Hollins, HHB Solutions Inc., Project Director
Mr. Hollins has thirty five years of consulting experience in multiple disciplines that has provided a unique knowledge of industrial operations. His background of experience includes manufacturing management, operations maintenance, productivity de-bottlenecking, energy conservation implementation and continuous improvement. He has been project manager on energy management projects, regional director of energy projects and held the position of Director of Retention and Implementation for Coral Site Advantage (Shell Oil N.A.). Mr. Hollins is a graduate of the University of Missouri.
Robert Botelho C.E.A., HHB Solutions Inc., Technical Director
Mr. Botelho has forty years of experience in energy management. He has served as Energy Coordinator for the City of Fall River, MA and technical director for Coral Site Advantage (Shell Oil N.A.). The energy management project at ISP Technologies in Texas City, TX of which he was the technical director was the recipient of the 2008 American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care Energy Efficiency Award for “2008 vs. 2007 Annualized % Energy Savings” in the category of Energy Efficiency Program-Plant Site with Exceptional Merit. He is a co-author of the chapter on Industrial Energy Key Performance Indicators in the Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Sept 2007 published by the A.E.E.
Thomas Hoffmann BSME CEA, HHB Solutions Inc., President
Mr. Hoffmann has over 30 years of experience in energy management. He is a mechanical engineer and certified energy auditor. Thomas has served as the president of Hoffmann Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning in St. Louis, Missouri and through design build, consulting, service, and replacement he aided in growing the business to 45 employees and $9,000,000 in annual sales. Some of his accomplishments include designing and installing a $4.2 million heating, air conditioning, and ventilation system for 6 facilities that reduced utility bills by 30% for the Jennings School District. Mr. Hoffmann manufactured and designed the HVAC system for a clean room to maintain 65 F at 5% RH with 25% less tonnage and 30% more efficient than originally specified (VAE) for an effervescent manufacturing and niche pharmaceutical research, development, and production company. He also redesigned and installed a new zoning and HVAC system to reduce the energy cost from $4,700/month to $2,600/month for a local bank. By re-engineering an MSD engineers design for AHU replacement to full retrofit of the controls, energy management, building pressurization, AHU, rezoning, and fresh air control he was able to reduced energy cost by 40% for the Metropolitan Sewer District.