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Mr. Len R. Hering Sr.

Rear Admiral

US Navy

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US Navy

2000 Navy Pentagon

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20350

United States

Company Description

The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas. ... more

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Employment History

Executive Director

Centre for Sustainable Energy

Executive Director

California Center for Sustainable Energy


Board Member
Envirepel Energy Inc

Advisory Board Member
Diana Dehm

Board of Advisors Member
Sustainable Business Partnerships LLC

Senior Fellow

Advisor, Business and Markets



Bachelor of Science degree

Meteorology and Oceanography

State University of New York Maritime College

Bachelor of Science degree

Meterology and Oceanography

New York Maritime College


Master of Science degree

Business Management

Salve Regina University

Master of Science degree

International Relations and Strategic Studies

Naval War College


college degree


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Len Hering

Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy, Retired
Rear Admiral Leendert "Len" Hering Sr. (U.S. Navy, Retired), is a prominent military and civilian sustainability leader with a broad background in energy and environmental issues. His passion in sustainability is educating people on the dangers the future holds without taking responsible actions to secure the nation's energy independence and to preserve water, air quality and other resources.
Read more… A native of Portsmouth, Va., Hering retired from the Navy in 2009 after more than 32 years of service. e was noted as one of the Navy's top experts in base operations and facility support with an emphasis on sustainability and the environment.
While in the Navy, Hering's efforts included everything from renewable energy to responsible water use and conservation. He built a team recognized throughout the Department of Defense as the best in environmental protection and sustainable innovation. Within three years, the team reduced energy consumption by nearly 42%, diverted 75% of Navy waste from landfills and reduced water consumption by more than one billion gallons, saving tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. Hering instigated wind, thermal, photovoltaic and conversion technology at all levels in Navy facilities. President Bush awarded Hering a 2005 Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management in recognition of efforts reducing oil spills and for recycling.
In 2009, Hering joined the University of San Diego, where as vice president for business services and administration he initiated numerous sustainable measures on the campus. Within the two years he served, USD installed the largest solar system of any private campus in the country, instituted the most comprehensive water abatement project in the school's history and reformed numerous business practices to help control costs. His efforts resulted in saving more that 3 million gallons of water per year and more than $1 million in electrical costs.

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Rear Admiral Len Hering, Sr. Commander Navy Region Northwest United States Navy 1103 Hunley Road Silverdale, WA 98315 (360) 315-5000

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