Dallas, TX, December 21, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Energy Education is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer Randy Hoff, PE, CEM, CMVP, has earned his Doctor of Engineering in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University, completing the multi-year effort with acceptance of his dissertation on “Clustering Based Optimal Consulting Routing and Assignment.”
Dr. William S. Spears, Chairman - Founder of Energy Education, said Hoff’s accomplishment exemplifies Energy Education’s commitment to its position as the leading organizational behavior-based energy conservation consulting firm in the nation.
“Energy Education has spent more than 25 years helping clients concentrate on education. While our primary focus is on energy conservation, our ultimate goal is excellence. Our personnel pursuing higher education degrees and professional certifications helps us achieve that goal,” Dr. Spears said.
The company’s personnel roster reflects this commitment. Of 62 staff members dedicated to client support, half have earned master’s degrees and eight have earned doctorates. Company personnel also hold 95 professional designations, including 75 energy efficiency certifications through The Association of Energy Engineers.
Energy Education’s innovative Transformational Energy Management® process trains client personnel to implement behavioral and organizational change that substantially reduces energy consumption without the purchase of new equipment. The program is funded solely and rapidly by the savings it generates, allowing clients to reserve saved energy dollars for other priorities. A national energy conservation consulting firm, Energy Education earned the 2011 Award for Sustained Excellence and was named 2009 & 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. In 25 years, the company has worked with more than 1,100 educational and ministerial organizations, helping clients save over $2.5 billion in utility costs.
Dr. Randy Hoff, PE, CEM, CMVP — Chief Executive Officer
A registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, Dr. Hoff earned his Doctor of Engineering in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University, his MBA from Marquette University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M. He joined Energy Education after broad and varied experience with General Electric Corporation, during which he became a Six Sigma Certified Master Black Belt through GE’s renowned continuous improvement process. Dr. Hoff is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) through the Association of Energy Engineers. In 2010, he earned a Certificate in Sustainability from the Environmental & Civil Engineering Department at Southern Methodist University, and is a member of the Advisory Council for the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department at Texas A&M University. Dr. Hoff has experience in corporate auditing and supply-chain logistics and more than seven years’ experience in educational energy conservation.