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Richard Ellison.jfif



Senior Energy Engineer

Richard is a Professional Engineer with more than 20 years of direct, extensive design-build, ESCO, energy analysis, energy auditing, energy modeling, and management experience for existing buildings and new construction.

Throughout his dynamic career, he has led the development, proposal, design and/or construction of energy and resiliency projects worth billions of dollars. 

In his role with MD Energy Advisors, he works with utilities, Fortune 500 global corporations, as well as a variety of industry, and government organizations on sponsored programs that encourage energy efficiency in commercial, industrial, school and government buildings. Richard has led the design, review, approval, construction management, commissioning, measurement and verification, and operations and maintenance on projects in similar environments, including on such notable projects as: the Pentagon, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Cancer Institute, and U.S. Army at Fort Detrick, MD; for which he won a Federal Energy and Water Management Award from the Federal Energy Management Program. He is also the recipient of the 2002 Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management. 

Richard has earned many other accolades and numerous certifications throughout his trail-blazing career. As a Professional Engineer, he is registered in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. He is a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Energy Auditor. He is also certified by the U.S. Green Building Council: LEED AP Building Design + Construction. Richard earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Akron.

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