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Gary Williams

MBA, PMP, IAC2, Lean Six Sigma

ESFM Compass Group | Director of Sustainability & Energy Solutions


Track B: Emerging Technologies and Renewable Energy

Session B1: HVAC, Heat Pumps, and Thermal Energy Networks

May 1, 2024 | 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bringing Sustainability into your Facility's Air Leak Program

Improving energy efficiency has become a paramount global concern in the context of promoting sustainable development and combatting climate change. One effective approach to achieving this goal is by implementing a compressor air leak survey, a method aimed at identifying and minimizing air leakage in buildings and industrial facilities. By accurately identifying and addressing air leakage points, significant energy savings can be achieved, resulting in reduced operational costs and greenhouse gas emissions. This abstract explores the relevance, benefits, and challenges associated with conducting such surveys, making them a crucial tool in the pursuit of a more sustainable future.

Speaker Bio

Gary holds a ‘Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Sustainability’, aka “Green MBA”, and is Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Pr. Cert Eng. - GCC (Electrical Engineer – South Africa), Certified Master Building Inspector, Certified Indoor Air Quality Consultant (IAC2), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified EMF (Electromagnetic Field) Consultant. Gary’s 25 plus years of combined experience in the engineering profession, energy management training has built a solid foundation for implementing Energy Efficiency and Sustainability outcomes. This versatile leadership has been demonstrated with a consistent track record creating value in manufacturing, renewable energy, data management, technology through innovation, process improvement and developing results-orientated organizations.

Gary’s ENERGY STAR Partnership and many years' experience in the energy efficiency field helps organizations to deliver excellence by implementing effective sustainability & energy solutions.