Our Services

Cumming is a nationwide provider of energy, sustainability, and environmental services for existing buildings and new construction. We help clients understand their energy inefficiencies and options, and present solutions that not only minimize impacts to the environment, but save money.

Energy Services

We provide a full suite of energy efficiency and renewable energy generation services nationwide.

Our energy services include:

  • Energy Auditing & Energy Modeling

  • Energy Project Management

  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA)

  • Solar PV, Battery Storage

  • Incentive Program Management

  • Benchmarking, Utility Bill Analysis

  • Rate Structure Analysis, Utility Budget Planning

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Sustainability Services

We do sustainability differently. Our sustainability planning and project development solutions are tailored to your needs and requirements.

Strategic planning solutions tailored to reduce your carbon footprint and comply with local regulations. We will work with you to uncover opportunities in the following:

  • Strategic Sustainability Planning

  • Energy, Water, Solid Waste, Climate Change

  • Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Analysis; O&M Forecasts

  • Facility Condition Assessments

  • New & Existing Building Commissioning

  • LEED, WELL, Envision Certification Services

  • Regulatory Compliance Auditing & Training

  • Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)

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Commissioning Services (Cx)

Cumming’s energy team provides building commissioning, LEED enhanced commissioning, and system recommissioning services. This service offers the building owner confidence that the designers and contractors have done the work the owner hired them to do.

Our commissioning services include:

  • New Building Commissioning (Cx)

  • Existing Building Commissioning (Retro-Cx)

  • USGBC LEED Commissioning

  • Monitor Based Commissioning (MBCx) and Energy Management

  • Building Envelope Commissioning (BECx)

  • Whole Building Commissioning (WBCx)

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Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) Star Accreditation

Cumming is certified in the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) Star Accreditation – the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities. GBAC is a division of ISSA, the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association. As a certified GBAC services provider, Cumming is able to support clients to obtain this performance-based accreditation designed to help facilities establish a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention to support re-entry back into the workplace and other day to day activities. GBAC Star Accreditation is being quickly adopted in the hospitality industry, sporting stadiums and arenas, convention centers, airports, and public agencies.

Cumming’s team of experts includes epidemiologists, certified sustainability professionals, and public health specialists.

Our Team

Cumming’s energy and sustainability professionals proactively lead, challenge, motivate, and direct teams to generate superb results that save money and time, mitigate risk, and achieve our clients’ delivery goals. We are advocates for our clients and we take great pride and ownership in everything we do.

Christine Marez

Vice President

Vice President

Christine leads our energy project development and sustainability strategies. She has extensive experience in public agency, education, and corporate clients in sustainability strategic planning, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate resiliency.

Adam Todd



Adam is a Director in Cumming’s Energy & Sustainability Division, with eight years of energy and construction project management experience. Adam specializes in lighting, heating/ventilation, the energy efficiency of mechanical systems, renewable energy feasibility and procurement, and other construction support services. His work spans a wide variety of public, private, and government clients, among others.

Emma Sorrell

Associate Director

Associate Director

Emma is a project manager and data analyst with over six years managing sustainability program development, energy and sustainability project implementation, water conservation, waste reduction and diversion, and behavioral change.  Her certifications include TRUE Advisor, SCAQMD, and Certified Employee Transportation Coordinator.

Angel Ayala

Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Angel is a Senior Energy Project Manager with more than 10 years of experience assisting public agencies with the development and implementation of energy efficiency programs. He is LEED AP O+M certified and a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA). Angel is also a Certified Construction Manager and has extensive experience with the development, design, and construction of renewable energy and battery storage projects in California.

Arvind Subramanya

Senior Energy Engineer

Arvind Subramanya, P.E.
Senior Energy Engineer

Arvind Subramanya is a Senior Energy Engineer at Cumming and brings over 15 years of experience in energy management, utility programs, building technologies, sustainability, smart grid solutions, renewables, and project management. Arvind has led and worked on energy efficiency programs with utilities, state, city, federal, educational, non-profit, commercial, and industrial sectors to achieve energy efficiency, strategic decision making, development of strategic plans towards sustainable operation, building operations Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA), and implementation of energy efficiency and sustainability projects. In addition to energy efficiency programs, Arvind has led several commissioning, retro-commissioning, and monitoring based commissioning projects and has authored research projects developing white papers and articles to support energy efficiency, sustainability, and electric load management.

Katya Balakhovsky

Project Manager

Project Manager

Katya is a Project Manager managing environmental compliance and sustainability training programs for public sector clients. She is well-versed in green building and sustainable infrastructure, as well as healthy building and sustainable events. She also supports our Energy Team with energy and solar modeling.

Jessica Ray

Project Manager

Project Manager

Jessica has over 14 years of project management, energy efficiency, real estate and facilities experience. She has a background in ground-up construction and management of commercial and industrial facilities with a broad understanding of the integration of building systems, occupant behaviour and operations. Jessica identifies opportunities within buildings, and across portfolios for our clients, to increase operational efficiency and implement sustainable energy efficiency solutions.

Mohamad Khazem

Project Manager

Mohamad Khazem
Project Manager

Mohamad is a LEED AP, BD+C certified Project Manager and Energy Engineer with experience across a variety of sectors including multifamily, hospitality, commercial, industrial, and education. He has conducted numerous energy audit and energy analysis projects that have provided notable improvements in energy consumption on projects nationwide.

Sudheer Ballare

Program Manager

Sudheer Ballare
Program Manager

Sudheer is a Sustainability Program Manager and a data scientist with more than 11 years of experience in delivering sustainability strategic planning and climate change advisory projects. Sudheer specializes in greenhouse gas accounting, decarbonization, environmental compliance, advanced sustainability data analytics, materiality analysis and corporate ESG reporting. His work spans a wide variety of public, private, academic, and government clients, among others.

Danielle Garcia

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Danielle is a versatile Project Coordinator, whose passion for sustainability and conservation can be seen through her dedication to our clients. With her experience in the multi-sectored and fast-paced entertainment industry, she works to support the team in developing, consulting, and managing the successful incorporation of sustainable infrastructures into all our client’s impactful work.

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