Board of Advisors
Mr. Angelo Troiano is President of Arctic Chiller Group, Ltd.. As a market leader, the Arctic Chiller Group provides customers with cutting edge technology and convenience, creating the fastest ROI and lowest cost of ownership. Innovations such as removable modules and cleanable strainers, while keeping the chiller bank running, provide additional value and convenience. Arctic continues to develop innovative products including integrated free-cooling, simultaneous heating and cooling, as well as integrated heat recovery modes, resulting in high efficiency and value to the end user. Arctic offers the largest range of commercial and process cooling solutions utilizing the latest compressor and control technologies.
Dave is the Vice President of Engineering for Effox, Inc., a Ceco Environmental Brand that manufactures dampers. These products allow users to balance their energy and cooling needs by precisely controlling the amount of heat entering or bypassing the chillers and/or Heat Recovery units. Dave has worked for utilities (American Electric Power, Illinois Power) on pollution control and monitoring systems, on energy management and co-generation systems (Illinova Energy Partners) and most recently for Effox.
Dave has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Joe worked as a mechanical contractor and sales engineer for 15 years, and then became a Sales Engineer for manufacturer’s representatives handling a broad range of HVAC products. These included Evapco Cooling Towers, Baltimore Aircoil Cooling Towers, Ceramic Cooling Tower Co., Alfa Laval Thermal, Puroflux Filters, PEP Filters, Mitsubishi VFDs, Mammoth Water Source heat Pumps and other related equipment. In 2006 Joe started Dynamic Engineered Systems, Inc. a manufacturer’s representative firm in the greater Los Angeles area. Dynamics Engineered Systems is a strategic partner of ENRGISTX, supplying pump packages and cooling tower systems.
Joe is an active member of ASHRAE, and has served as Chapter President of the Tri County Chapter in 2003-2004, and received his BSME from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo in 1981.
Ms. Manz is a recognized leader in the energy industry with executive and field experience in electric and gas utilities. Her areas of expertise encompass power generation, electric grid planning and operations, rates and ratemaking, distributed energy and advanced technologies. Laura works powerfully with Chief Executives, Boards of Directors, and stakeholders of member-driven organizations. She was instrumental in restructuring power grid operations, markets and planning in the Mid-Atlantic (PJM), California (CAISO), and Texas (ERCOT). She has consulted internationally on electricity industry restructuring and power markets. Ms. Manz uses her ability to solve complex issues and implement strategic initiatives, resulting in innovative transmission planning processes such as California’s Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) and retail choice programs such as the New Jersey Basic Generation Service (BGS) program. She has over 30 years of experience in executive management, operations, strategy, and leadership roles in the electric and gas utility industry.
Laura has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College, and MBA from Drexel University.
Dennis La Vorgna
Dennis LaVorgna is a CPA, owner of La Vorgna & Company, CPA’s. Has been a CPA for forty years, and currently serves as the CFO of three entities. Dennis is a four-year Army (Viet Nam Era) veteran, who has also served as City Councilman in San Diego, CA.