Talk On-line with an Energy Expert
April 30, 2002Do you have observations about the efficiency of industrial systems, questions about the research being done in partnership with the Office of Industrial Technologies, or opinions about the innovative energy technologies that are coming to market?
If so, wee started a new OIT Web site feature that will be of particular interest to you. The OIT Forum now hosts energy experts, selected from academia and industry, who are available to discuss topics related to industrial energy efficiency. We invite you to post your questions to the Forum. Our energy experts will respond to your queries on line. In addition, we invite you to add to the discussion thread.
This week expert is Gilbert A. McCoy, PE. Gil is an energy expert at the OIT Clearinghouse and the Washington State University Energy Program. For the past several years, Gil focus has been on industrial energy, including motors, steam, and compressed air systems. Gil teaches workshops and has written dozens of publications, including Energy Management for Motor-Driven Systems and the Energy Efficient Electric Motor Selection handbook. He is the designer of MotorMaster+ software, is currently updating AirMaster+, and is developing a new International Motor Selection and Savings Analysis software tool. He has also worked with institutional energy systems, peak load management, cogeneration assessments, agricultural energy conservation, and renewable resource assessments.
Gil has a Bachelors degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Washington and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.
Check out our new Forum and join the discussion with Gil.