Our personnel include experienced engineers, analysts, energy auditors, and others, all working under the guidance of Lindsay Audin, our award-winning president.
Lindsay Audin has over 37 years of energy industry experience as a consultant, customer, and energy supplier. Working with many large energy clients, trade groups, other consultants, and marketers
, he has helped them maximize their opportunities in retail and wholesale energy markets.
As consultant to several large suppliers, he used his in-depth knowledge of the energy services industry. When representing large energy users, that understanding allows him to secure better pricing and options for them.
While energy manager for Columbia University, he reduced energy bills by more than $3 million a year
through a combination of energy efficiency and aggressive procurement of fuels and electricity.
In 1992, Audin founded the New York Energy Buyers Forum, a non-profit organization of large energy users working together for lower energy rates.
Prior to taking his position at Columbia, he served New York area consulting and manufacturing firms in a variety of energy-related positions, including as a department head and business partner.
Recognition and Awards for Service at Columbia
Energy Manager of the Year by the New York Association of Energy Engineers in 1992, the Association of Professional Energy Managers in 1994, and by Energy User News in 1991
International Energy Manager of the Year in 1993, by the Association of Energy Engineers.
EPA Green Lights Achievement Award for Public Education (1994) for his work at Columbia University
- The EPA University Partner of the Year award (1996)
- Innovative Lighting Designer of the Year (1991) by MetalOptics Corp.
Energy Manager's Hall of Fame by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) (1996) – the highest level of recognition in this field
Certification in energy management (CEM)
- Certification in energy procurement (CEP)
- Certification in lighting (CLEP) (retired)
- Accredited Professional in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED AP).
Well known in the professional energy community, Audin has served on many standards and certifications boards, including those related to lighting and energy procurement. He has also served on editorial boards for several energy-related publications, including ASHRAE's High Performance Buildings
Audin's work has been featured in videos, case studies, and many publications.
Publications and Presentations
Audin's columns on energy issues appeared in Architectural Record
(1991-2004) and monthly in Engineered Systems
magazine (2000-2008). Since 2003, he has been a contributing editor at Building Operations Management
magazine where he provides several articles a year. His work began appearing at Noesis.com
He has made over 200 presentations at technical and professional conferences in the US and overseas and had many papers published in magazines and trade journals such as Energy Engineering
and Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment
. Audin has taught over 150 seminars
on energy issues, both in person and online, to trade organizations, government agencies, private firms, and the public. Thousands of people have taken his classes
on cutting energy use and costs.