Mr. Larry R. Rowland, CEM, CLEP, Group Operations Manager, Siemens Building Technologies
Mr. Rowland's involvement with energy management practices actually began as an enlisted Navy serviceman (1968-1976).Subsequent promotions led Rowland to becoming the Nuclear Plant Reactor Plant Group Supervisor, responsible for the operation and maintenance of one of two 550 mW nuclear reactor plants of the newly constructed aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.
long career, he
has also been an important part of Virginia Power, Honeywell, Inc., Savage Engineering, Inc, Johnson Controls and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
sixteen years with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation he
reduced energy costs to less than 4% of the annual operating budget of approximately $130 million with energy savings amounted to approximately $1 million annually through application of energy efficient technologies and creative energy procurement programs.Larry Rowland directed ten national-level energy management conferences hosted by Colonial Williamsburg, which was awarded a State of Virginia Energy Award.Rowland was also part of the Williamsburg design team that received a Commonwealth of Virginia General Assembly resolution for energy efficiency.
Larry Rowland's current job responsibilities with Siemens Technologies
has included successful construction of several multi-million dollar energy-based performance contracts and has many millions more in contract value pending negotiations.Larry Rowland has served as one of the founding directors of the Virginia Association of Energy Professionals,an instructor for North Carolina State, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Smithsonian Institute.Rowland also serves on the Technical Advisory Board of Energy User News and published numerous articles for engineering publications.He
has been actively involved with AEE presenting and/or chairing sessions for the WEEC
and has actively promoted certification to the point where the CEM and CLEP are written goals of his
staff and his