|By Business Wire||
|February 26, 2013 09:13 AM EST||
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC) has added Jim Reese to their Energy and Environmental group. Mr. Reese will play a key role in assisting manufacturers maximize the energy and environmental benefits associated with productivity improvements implemented using CMTC’s services. Mr. Reese also will support CMTC’s work with the energy efficiency programs of Southern California Edison (SCE), Southern California Gas (SCG), and other public and municipal utilities to assist customers to reduce energy use, energy costs, and carbon footprint. This work includes the SCE/SCG Continuous Energy Improvement Program that guides customers in the development of a long term plan, employee involvement and behavioral change to manage energy use and meet sustainability goals.
In addition, Mr. Reese will be supporting CMTC’s participation in the national E3 Program (Economy, Energy, and Environment), a community-based national initiative with six federal agencies and local public-private partnerships. The goal of the E3 program is to promote sustainable/Lean manufacturing practices, energy efficiency, GHG reduction, waste reduction, pollution prevention/reduction, and local job growth.
“Adding this expertise to our capabilities addresses a vital manufacturing requirement to continuously improve energy efficiency,” said John Anderson, Director at CMTC. He continued to say, “Jim Reese brings a broad background in the energy field and supports our commitment to improve energy utilization and continue our collaboration with the utility companies to assist manufacturers.”
Mr. Reese brings more than 25 years of experience in the energy and air emissions control industries. Prior to joining CMTC, he supported the energy efficiency programs of SCE and SCG to assist industrial and commercial customers implement energy efficiency projects and obtain energy savings incentives. He also worked for Sempra Energy Solutions in the development and implementation of energy savings and distributed generation projects under the U.S. DOE Super Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) program. His previous experience includes air emissions control consulting for utility and industrial customers in Southern California, combustion research for the U.S. DOE and U.S. EPA to evaluate combustion-based NOx and SO2 control technologies from coal-fired power plants for acid rain mitigation, air emissions assessments to support the development of New Source Performance Standards for the U.S. EPA, and air emissions permitting for the SCAQMD.
A private, nonprofit corporation established in 1992, CMTC is the Southern California affiliate of NIST MEP, under the Federal Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program, a network of more than 60 centers across the country that provides assistance to small, medium and large manufacturers. CMTC serves Fresno to San Diego/Imperial County. CMTC and Manex represent the MEP system in California and work in close collaboration on all manufacturing issues and opportunities within the State of California. For more information, visit www.cmtc.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter. Subscribe to our manufacturing network blog at http://www.cmtc.com/blog