Meet Our Team

Zaid Al-Chalabi

P.Eng, M.Sc.

Principal

Zaid is an expert at providing sustainable energy solutions that drive value to the bottom line.  He has extensive experience working with industrial and commercial facilities, Utilities and governments to advance demandside management initiatives.  Zaid works closely with facility operators to develop and implement strategic energy management plans aimed at reducing energy use and GHG emissions while optimizing operations and reducing overall operating costs.  Through his efforts over the last 15 years, he has helped hundreds of customers save over 500 GWh/y of energy every year, equivalent to approx. $40M per year.

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Constantin Pitis

PhD, P.Eng, CEM, CMVP

Head of R&D

Constantin is an innovative researcher and applications engineer with specialized experience in designing, modelling and system integration of electrical machinery, thermo-mechanical equipment, processes applications, M&V, instrumentation, condition monitoring, testing evaluation and forensic investigation.  Champion of novel energy efficiency standards based on the Benchmark Energy Factor (BEF) concept as an energy performance indicator used by ISO 50001 and ISO 50006.

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Hamza Al-Samaraie
EIT

Energy Management Engineer

Hamza is a dynamic and resourceful engineering professional with expertise in all facets of energy management, data analysis and engineering principles.  Exceptionally adept in root cause analyses and technical troubleshooting. Hamza has been involved in the research & development of CSA standards related to benchmark energy factor (BEF) as an energy performance indicator.  His expertise in industrial systems comes from his work on the development of energy models and tools that evaluate the energy consumption as well as the potential for energy savings in various end-use systems.

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James Kamelle
EIT

Mechanical Engineer

James is a resourceful engineer in the field of energy efficiency and sustainability.  He's able to apply sound engineering principals to improve energy efficiency of various types of mechanical systems such as pumps, fans and air compressors.

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Karim Safa
EIT, MBA, M.Sc.

Project Engineer

Karim is a Mechanical engineer and specializes in managing and delivering sustainable energy projects to Utilities and industrial customers.  Coupled with his background in finance, he specializes in developing financial models for renewable energy projects.  Karim has successfully delivered solar and wind projects to customers globally. 

Meet Our Team

Zaid Al-Chalabi

P.Eng, M.Sc.

Principal

Zaid is an expert in energy management for various industrial and commercial applications. He's worked closely with facility operators to reduce energy use, and GHG emissions while optimizing operations and reducing overall operating costs.  Through his efforts over the last 15 years, he has helped hundreds of customers save over 500 GWh/y of energy every year.  Zaid develops and executes strategic energy management plans and ensures company targets are achieved.

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Constantin Pitis

PhD, P.Eng, CEM, CMVP

Head of R&D

Constantin is an innovative researcher and applications engineer with specialized experience in designing, modelling and system integration of electrical machinery, thermo-mechanical equipment, processes applications, M&V, instrumentation, condition monitoring, testing evaluation and forensic investigation.  Champion new types of energy efficiency standards based on the novel concept of Benchmark Energy Factor (BEF) as an energy performance indicator used by ISO 50001 and ISO 50006.

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Hamza Al-Samaraie
EIT

Energy Management Engineer

Hamza is a passionate engineer & researcher.  He has been involved in the research & development of energy performance benchmarking standards.  His background includes quality assurance, vendor surveillance & certification, as well as various energy conservation technologies.

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James Kamelle
EIT

Mechanical Engineer

James is a resourceful engineer in the field of energy efficiency and sustainability.  He's able to apply sound engineering principals to improve energy efficiency of various types of mechanical systems such as pumps, fans and air compressors.