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Optimum Energy® Q2 Announcements – New Sales Leadership and Hydraulic Model Offering

16 May 2023

Seattle, WA – May 16, 2023 – Optimum Energy®, a global leader in HVAC optimization solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony MacDonald as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, MacDonald will oversee the company’s sales and marketing strategy, team development, and revenue growth, leveraging his extensive experience in the energy and facilities sectors. Anthony officially joined OE on April 17th, 2023.

Bringing over two decades of expertise to Optimum Energy®, MacDonald most recently served as Vice President of Enterprise Sales at GridPoint®. Prior to that, he held prominent energy and sales leadership positions at EnerNOC (now Enel) and Target. His proven track record in building efficiency solutions and leading high-performing sales teams positions him as a valuable addition to the Optimum Energy team.

“Optimum Energy is fortunate to attract talented individuals like Anthony,” stated CEO Larry Stapelton. “His experience in building efficiency solutions leading high-performing sales teams will help OE expand our global footprint.”

MacDonald earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Bethel University and holds certification as an Energy Manager in the Association of Energy Engineers.

Furthermore, Optimum Energy is proud to introduce their new Hydraulic Model offering, which enables a software-based approach to fluid system modeling and calculation. This innovative service provides clients with in-depth analysis of system capabilities, limitations, power cost assessments, and lifecycle system analysis. Overseeing this service is Dan Schaible, appointed as Director of Hydraulic Modeling. Schaible brings over 23 years of mechanical engineering and design experience in various sectors, including pharmaceutical, mission critical, institutional, and commercial markets, with a specialization in central utility plants over the past 15 years.

“We are excited to announce Optimum Energy’s newest capabilities using PIPE-FLO,” said CTO and Founder, Ben Erpelding. “Combined with our engineering expertise, Optimum can now provide customers with a digital twin of their distribution piping. By creating a digital representation of your chilled water, hot water, condenser water, or steam distribution system, OE can establish hydraulic limitations, improve optimization and decision-making, and provide root-cause analysis of problem areas. This is a natural extension of our engineering capabilities, our quest for the highest customer reliability and resiliency, and our suite of optimization products for chilled water, steam, hot water, and net zero operation: OptimumLOOP and OptimumHEAT.”


About Optimum Energy®

Since 2005, Optimum Energy’s patented software and engineering expertise has helped customers reduce energy use in heating and cooling systems, the largest consumer of energy in buildings, by up to 50%. Our solutions combine technologically advanced HVAC optimization software with powerful cloud-based data analytics and world-class engineering support. It’s a proven, measurable approach that verifiably reduces energy and water usage, while also resulting in significantly improved operations. From dramatic energy reductions to improved business continuity, from better asset management capabilities to powerful tools and engineering support that augment your existing facilities staff capabilities, Optimum Energy has the complete solution for maximizing your HVAC system’s operational efficiency.