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

CHRISTINE MAREZ, LEED AP, ENV SP, CIG
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

Director

ADAM TODD
Director

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

EMMA SORRELL, ENV SP, TRUE Advisor, ISO 20121
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

ANGEL AYALA, CEA, LEED AP O+M, CCM
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.

Louis Spanias

Assistant Project Manager

LOUIS SPANIAS, ENV SP, ACA Verifier
Assistant Project Manager

Louis is an Assistant Project Manager and data analyst with over six years of experience managing sustainability programs. His project experiences includes strategic and climate action planning, GHG emissions inventory management, EVs and EV charging, renewable energy, fuels compliance, and environmental education. Louis is an Airport Carbon Accreditation Verifier.

Halli Bovia

Sr. Program Manager

HALLI BOVIA, LEED AP, ENV SP, ISO 20121, GBAC
Sr. Program Manager

Halli is a dedicated sustainability professional with more than 10 years of industry experience, including an extensive track record in helping public institutions implement sustainability policies and programs. She is a LEED AP with a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences and an M.S. degree in Ecology and Sustainability. Halli is also a Six Sigma Yellow Belt who is known for her strong collaborative and leadership skills.

Katya Balakhovsky

Assistant Project Manager

KATYA BALAKHOVSKY, ENV SP, Well AP
Assistant Project Manager

Katya is an Assistant 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.

Samantha Courville

Assistant Project Manager

SAMANTHA COURVILLE, ENV SP
Assistant Project Manager

Samantha is a dynamic team player with experience in sustainability strategic planning, equity analysis, sustainable procurement, annual sustainability reporting, stakeholder engagement, and special event management. Samantha’s developing focus on social equity and environmental justice enables her to foster cross-departmental and intersectoral collaboration to advance holistic sustainability initiatives.

Trevor Anderson

Assistant Project Manager

TREVOR ANDERSON, LEED AP O+M, SASB FSA Credential Holder
Assistant Project Manager

Trevor Anderson supports the Energy + Sustainability team with a variety of sustainability services. His areas of focus include climate mitigation and GHG accounting, energy efficiency and renewable energy analysis, sustainability reporting, and green and healthy building certification. Trevor earned his Master’s in Sustainability Management at American University and has over nine years of experience. He is a SASB FSA credential holder, LEED AP O+M, Fitwel Ambassador, and author of GHG inventory and reporting guides and carbon offset protocols.

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