Team Ambient Energy

Corporate Team Members

Building Performance Team

Commissioning Team

Sustainability Team

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Renée AzerbegiPrincipal, President & Project Manager

LEED AP BD+C, CEM, LBC Ambassador Presenter, Provisional WELL AP, Renée Azerbegi has nearly two decades of experience in high performance design consulting. Renée has been recognized with numerous awards including the American Solar Energy Societies’ Women in Solar Energy Award and the Denver Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 awards. Appointed by the Mayor, Renée contributes to Denver’s Sustainability Advisory Committee.

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Sammi LynesDirector of Accounting

Sammi is in charge of all the day-to-day accounting and financial related activities to make Ambient Energy run smoothly.

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Alexandria CarlsonAdministrative Assistant

Alexandria maintains the Ambient Energy office by managing daily administrative tasks along with overall company wellness.

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Linda MorrisonPrincipal, Building Performance Team Lead

PE, BEMP, CEM, LEED-AP
19 years of experience in sustainable design, analysis of energy, renewables, and carbon, and facility audits for energy and operational efficiency. Ms. Morrison’s experience also includes low-carbon strategies, efficient system design, supply and demand side energy strategies, measurement and verification protocols, and pro-forma financial business case analysis.

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MATT STEENBuilding Performance Engineer

LEED AP O+M
Develops sophisticated energy models to evaluate the performance of new and existing buildings to meet local codes, third-party certification, and client goals. He has experience analyzing the technical and economic feasibility of renewable energy systems, residential energy research at a national laboratory, and the development of building energy simulation software.

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Eric RingoldBuilding Performance Engineer

5+ years experience developing sophisticated energy models to evaluate the performance of new and existing buildings to meet local codes, third-party certification, and client goals.

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Yijia WangBuilding Performance Engineer

EIT, LEED Green Associate
Experience analyzing the technical and economic feasibility of HVAC systems, government buildings energy research at a national laboratory, and the MEP design for large commercial buildings.

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Kevin PerriSenior Commissioning Engineer

CCP, CEM, LEED-AP
Being a certified plans examiner and a commercial inspector for ASHRAE 90.1 has helped Kevin provide invaluable reviews and insight to Architects, Engineers, building owners, and to entire construction project teams. Kevin has knowledge and experience in conducting energy audits, measurement and verification (M&V), commissioning, and retro commissioning. He has also conducted indoor air quality tests, air and waterside TAB verification, thermal imaging, building envelope/air barrier testing, tracer smoke testing, and water intrusion testing.

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Steven WancewiczCommissioning Engineer

CEM, EIT
Experience conducting energy audits and existing building commissioning experience. As part of the existing building commissioning, Steven worked with contractors to implement improved control strategies.

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Ryan LynchCommissioning Engineer

P.E. Ryan is part of the Commissioning Team at Ambient Energy and is working from the San Francisco office. Ryan is a licensed mechanical engineer in the State of California with 10 years of experience in building engineering. Projects include commissioning, retro-commissioning, energy audits, measurement & verification, and energy modeling.

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Clayton BartczakProject Manager, Sustainability Team Lead

LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M, SFP
He also has experience conducting energy audits and developing occupant engagement campaigns for existing buildings. Clayton has earned the Sustainable Facility Professional (SFP) credential from the International Facility Managers Association (IFMA), and is a LEED Accredited Professional with specialties in Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M).

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Victoria Herrero-Garcia Sustainability & Daylighting Consultant

LEED AP BD+C
Victoria develops sustainability strategies and facilitates green building rating system certifications for commercial and multi-family residential projects. Her expertise revolves around Climate Action Plans and Greenhouse Gas Emissions reductions for buildings, educational institutions and municipalities.

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Devika KumarSustainability & Commissioning Consultant

LEED AP CI, BD+C
Devika has 4 years of mechanical design, commissioning and LEED consulting experience. She has commissioned both MEP and building envelope systems. Having been on the design and implementation side, Devika understands how to bridge the gaps between the design and construction teams to build an energy efficient space. Devika is also passionate about waste management and sourcing building materials.

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Avinash GautamSustainability Consultant

LEED-AP BD+C
experience in designing climate responsive buildings and holds a Master of Science degree from Kansas State University in Architecture with emphasis on Ecological and Sustainable Architecture. In addition to knowing and coordinating LEED, amongst other sustainability requirements for projects.