Findlay, OH, January 19, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- W. Michael Linn, President and CEO, today announced that Stephen Hamstra, a highly recognized expert in energy efficiency and green building technology has joined Greensleeves LLC as the Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Mr. Hamstra will lead company research activities aimed at developing technologies to deliver much more cost effective, energy efficient buildings.
“People resist constructing energy efficient buildings because of their high up-front costs,” said Mr. Hamstra. “Buildings consume 40% of the energy in today’s world. If the U.S. is really serious about conservation and reducing our carbon footprint, we have to make energy efficient buildings cost competitive with conventional construction.”
“We are very pleased to have Steve’s in-depth knowledge and vast experience. Adding Steve’s years of experience to our team, will allow green technology to be more rapidly adopted than in the past,” says W. Michael “Mickey” Linn, President and CEO of Greensleeves LLC.
Mr. Hamstra has a strong background in energy efficiency and green building technology. He was honored by the Association of Energy Engineers with the organization’s “Legend in Energy” lifetime achievement award in 2007. In addition, Mr. Hamstra has been awarded the Energy Engineer of the Year; and was also selected by the Association of Energy Engineers as the 2006 Energy Engineer of the Year in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
About Greensleeves LLC
Greensleeves is an energy system integrator that has assembled a unique combination of technologies and proven professionals that can deliver a 35-50% reduction in energy cost - without increasing construction costs. This solution is more comfortable, attractive, and healthy than the heating and cooling systems currently used in the U.S.…it is also less expensive to own and operate.