Our Team

An Experienced Team of Building MEPR Engineering Experts

Energy Squared LLC
Princeton, New Jersey

Our Energy Squared Princeton headquarters team draws on the deep expertise of 50 professional engineers, designers, licensed inspectors and sustainable design and energy professionals. Our highly talented staff includes licensed Professional Engineers (PE), U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs), Association of Energy Engineers Certified Energy Managers (CEMs), National Association of Home Builders Certified Green Professionals (CGPs) and Building Performance Institute Professionals (BPIs).

Principals

Allan Samuels Energy Squared LLC

Allan Samuels

Principal

Allan Samuels Energy Squared LLC

Allan Samuels

Principal

For over 30 years, Allan has distinguished himself as an expert in the design of electrical controls and lighting engineering systems. A graduate of Oxford Polytechnic in England, Allan’s particular specialty, energy-efficient lighting systems, has earned him a stellar reputation throughout the industry. His passion for energy efficiency, sustainability and energy conservation has made Energy Squared the “go-to” firm for industrial, commercial and multi-family lighting projects.

Allan’s focus on lighting life cycle management and cost analysis and his expertise in the comparative advantages of different lighting systems has made him a popular speaker at conferences large and small. Winner of the prestigious Philips Lighting Design Award, Allan is currently rated a US Green Building Council LEED AP (Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design Accredited Professional) and is a past chapter President of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association).

Clive Samuels Energy Squared LLC

Clive Samuels, P.E.

Principal /P.E.

Clive Samuels Energy Squared LLC

Clive Samuels, P.E.

Principal /P.E.

With over 40 years of domestic and international facility engineering experience, Clive is a recognized leader in many aspects of building engineering and design, with a specific emphasis and passion in the design and development of optimized HVAC, refrigeration and building automation systems for commercial industrial and perishable food distribution facilities throughout the US as well as the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Clive, who holds advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The University Of The Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa with Majors in Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, is a renowned specialist in building performance and facility energy consumption optimization.

He is an engaging speaker, recently presenting lectures on optimized HVAC design efficiency for food stores and perishable food distribution centers and the effect of humidity control on energy consumption, at the 2015 Food Marketing Institute National Energy Conference, and for ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Engineers) of which he is a lifetime member.

Clive is a Licensed Professional Engineer currently registered in 26 states.

Chris Cupo Energy Squared LLC

Christopher Cupo

Principal

Chris Cupo Energy Squared LLC

Christopher Cupo

Principal

Chris has over 15 years’ experience in construction management, and offers a wealth of knowledge and experience in resolving on site construction problems and issues. Chris has a unique capability of uncovering solutions to complex MEPR construction related issues.

Chris has many years of involvement with plumbing design, bidding, cost estimating and commissioning which has been an invaluable addition to Energy Squared services, particularly with cold storage distribution facilities, supermarkets and big box retailers/wholesalers.

A graduate of the University of Delaware, Chris has spent two decades focusing on sustainability and energy efficiency. He is an active member of the ASPE (American Society of Plumbing Engineers) and the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association).

Mitch Frumkin Energy Squared LLC

Mitchell Frumkin, P.E.

P.E. RS, CGP Strategic Partner

Mitch Frumkin Energy Squared LLC

Mitchell Frumkin, P.E.

P.E. RS, CGP Strategic Partner

A prolific speaker and author, Mitchell has become an industry leader in transitional and sustainability strategies for community associations. With a degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University and an MBA from Rutgers, Mitch has focused a great deal of his time and expertise creating master plans for the transition of community associations and developers to home owner control.

He has been both editor and author of the Guild for Association Practitioners Report and numerous guides and studies designed to standardize and assist in the transition process. Recognized as an industry expert, Mitch has held state and national committee seats with CAI (Community Associations Institute) with which he holds a Reserve Specialist Designation and the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) which has named him a Certified Green Professional.

Energy Squared Texas LLC
San Antonio, Texas

Energy Squared Texas provides innovative facility MEPR and building energy management solutions throughout the Southwest and Western U.S. Our San Antonio office is a leading and knowledgeable regional resource for quality and innovative MEPR engineering that advances E2’s collective and overarching passion—to clearly understand and respond to your needs with highly customized and cost-effective building system designs and technologies. The Texas staff is led by seasoned consulting engineering professionals who bring expert analysis, creative thinking and advanced technology solutions to your facility challenges to deliver energy-efficient and profitable bottom line results.

Principals

Eddie Gonzalez Energy Squared Texas LLC

Eddie Gonzalez

Principal & Director of Operations

Eddie Gonzalez Energy Squared Texas LLC

Eddie Gonzalez

Principal & Director of Operations

As Texas Director of Operations, Eddie supervises, coordinates and manages project teams’ delivery schedules, creates business development strategies and works directly with clients to ensure that all projects are quality-engineered and fulfill the company’s philosophy—to clearly understand the needs of the client and reflect this insight through appropriate and innovative design solutions that meet clients’ needs but exceed their expectations.

Eddie is also a Senior Electrical Design professional with 20 years of experience and has played a vital role in the creation and development of conceptual designs, new construction and prototype design for numerous projects throughout the United States. Eddie has experience in all phases of project design from surveying and designing to construction administration and punch list delivery. His deep understanding of management, project design and client delivery, combined with a “roll-up-his-sleeves attitude,” allows him to excel in managing his team while creating constant opportunities for growth and success.

Cliff Tilbury Energy Squared Texas LLC

Cliff Tilbury, P.E.

Principal / P.E., LEED AP BD+C

Cliff Tilbury Energy Squared Texas LLC

Cliff Tilbury, P.E.

Principal / P.E., LEED AP BD+C

With over 24 years experience designing HVAC and plumbing systems, Cliff’s expertise encompasses small to large-scale projects for a variety of industries and clients. Holding a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and as a LEED professional with a specialty in building design and construction, Cliff excels at integrating complex project requirements into designs that tailor-fit the needs of the client. As an active member of ASHRAE and guided by an understanding that each project, regardless of its size, is an opportunity to improve efficiencies, Cliff’s goal is to continuously provide cost-effective and energy efficient designs.