RTRO Energy identifies opportunities and assembles a team of industry experts in each discipline who will work with your team to implement the improvements that reduce your energy costs and improve building system performance. We can provide funding to cover the cost of project implementation. Project funding is repaid from the energy savings our program produces.
Below are profiles on some of the experts we work with.
Window Technology – Debbie Shea has been providing expertise as a Window Specialist since 1994. Debbie has vast knowledge and experience with proven innovative solutions from the top manufacturers and employs only the best installers. Debbie is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), the Executive Association of San Francisco (EASF), whose members subscribe to a code of business ethics dedicated to providing quality products and excellent customer service, and is a member of the Commercial Interiors Contractors Association (CICA) which funds interior renovations of facilities with sustainable elements. Debbie is a 4th generation San Franciscan and a graduate of San Francisco State University.
Energy Efficiency & Green Building – Wayne Whitzell, LEED AP, BEP, GBO is the Vice President of DFS Green and the Vice President of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) East Bay Chapter. Wayne has been in the Energy Efficiency business for over 15 years and is an expert in Energy Efficiency, Facilities Management, Sustainability and Green Building Construction, Maintenance and Restoration.
Finance, Funding & Leasing – Steve Foos is the Vice President of Capital Finance at Broadway Global Advisers. Steve is involved in all aspects of financing and leasing of equipment for commercial, industrial, Federal, State and local governments including school districts, American Indian Tribal and non-profits. Steve has extensive experience with financing and leasing of all types of equipment, from LED Lighting to Renewable Energy, and can finance unusual collateral such as roofing for school districts. Steve has access to both private and bank capital and can structure true “off balance sheet” leases of energy efficient equipment.
Renewables & Sustainability – Rudolph “Ollie” Oelofse is the Founder and President of ReVair Inc. and the Founder and President of True North Bridged Composites. Ollie has more than 30 years experience in the marine, aeronautical, and materials science disciplines. His forte is innovation and experience in design, manufacturing and material applications. Ollie’s years of experience with hydrodynamic and aerodynamic principles supports the invention and development of ReVair’s revolutionary wind turbine. Ollie developed a proprietary organic marine grade cross-linked composite technology to be used in the production of renewable energy, water desalination, closed loop vertical aquaponic systems and sustainable construction and sustainable infrastructure. Ollie served as an Officer in the South Africa Navy and graduated from the Wingfield Naval Academy.