The Energy Efficiency division of Nova assists real estate investors in evaluating the efficiency of their asset and reducing utility expenses. Drawing on extensive experience in real estate development and energy consulting, the energy team specializes in translating the energy performance of buildings into financial terms. This analysis gives our clients greater control of their utility expenses, helping to reduce financial risk in an unpredictable energy market. Nova offers almost a decade of experience in the energy efficiency field. We provide custom energy audit reports that include site-specific solutions based on dialogue with clients and actual historic performance. We are able to meet tight delivery timelines that fit within the due diligence period for lenders.
Keely Felton | VP, Energy Efficiency Group
Ms. Felton oversees all Freddie and Fannie green loan reports and other deliverables completed by Nova Consulting Group’s Energy Efficiency Division. In this capacity, she reviews High-Performance Building reports and Green Assessment reports for these programs while working closely with Nova’s clients to make sure that all pertinent information is communicated throughout the process. Ms. Felton is a Certified Measurement and Verification Professional. She is highly experienced with utility data analysis, including Portfolio Manager and benchmarking.
Margo Billings | Technical Team Leader and Senior Project Manager, Energy Division
Ms. Billings is the Technical Team Leader and Senior Project Manager for Nova’s energy division. She has nine years of experience in building energy efficiency consulting and project management. Her primary responsibilities at Nova include senior technical review of deliverables to Energy Group clients, energy and water usage modeling, and consumption analysis, training and support of field assessors and technical reviewers and QA/QC of all aspects of project management.
Arun Srinath | Senior Energy Project Manager, Energy Division
Mr. Srinath is a Senior Energy Project Manager with Nova’s energy division. He has over 10 years of experience in energy simulations and other energy analysis fields. Mr. Srinath’s project experience includes energy conservation projects that range from Envelope and HVAC energy efficiency measures, Cx, and ASHRAE Level I, II, and III energy auditing, and feasibility of alternative energy production sources (solar PV and HW, geothermal, wind), and a range of other energy-related services. Mr. Srinath is proficient in energy simulation programs which include the DOE‐2 based eQUEST program, and the California Energy Commission based Energy Pro software.
Andrew Davis | Senior Energy Project Manager, Energy Division
Mr. Davis is a Senior Energy Project Manager with Nova’s energy division. He has over five years of experience in energy simulations and other energy analysis fields. Mr. Davis’s project experience includes energy conservation projects that range from envelope and HVAC energy efficiency measures and ASHRAE Level I, and II energy auditing to feasibility studies of alternative energy production sources (solar PV and HW), load shifting, and a range of other energy-related services. Mr. Davis is proficient in energy simulation programs which include the DOE-2 based eQUEST program, and Trane Trace 800 software. In addition, Mr. Davis has directed the implementation of energy efficiency capital projects on behalf of clients including water conservation, new HVAC installations, HVAC commissioning, controls, insulation, duct sealing, and electrical upgrades.