The Sustainability Working Advisory Team (SWAT) concentrating on Buildings & Energy will report on the university building goals including, but not limited to, the Green Office Certification program, EPEAT Purchasing Policy, cleaning policies, room scheduling, occupant comfort via surveying. They will also report on the university energy goals including, but not limited to, energy procurement, efficiency, conservation, production, security, resilience, and storage.

Chair: Muthusamy Swami, Dr. – Adjunct Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Buildings Research, FSEC


  • Alex Parlato – Database Manager, Utilities & Energy Services
  • Curt Wade – Director, Utilities & Energy Services
  • Duane Siemen – Director, Facilities Operations
  • Hannah Hollinger – Engineer, Utilities & Energy Services
  • Issa Batarseh, Dr. – Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Jim Fenton – Director, FSEC; Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Ren Daelo – Associate Director Design, Facilities Planning & Construction
  • Rob Vieira – Director Buildings Research, FSEC
  • Tran Huynh – Assistant Director Energy Management, Utilities & Energy Services

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