James, A. McCool PE, CEM, FMA, LEED AP, has recently retired as Director of Engineering for Sain Engineering Associates, Inc., a firm providing energy consulting services such as audits, commissioning of new and existing facilities, and training in energy conservation. He now works as an Associate. During the previous 41 years, he has worked in management, design, sales, and technical support/installation within the HVAC, card access, and fire alarm industries. He served as Project Manager and Commissioning Authority for Procomm Solutions, LLC. to provide commissioning services for HVAC, lighting controls, and renewable energy systems. He worked for 20 years in various roles of management and technical support for Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. His experience also includes the design of HVAC and controls for Rust International Corp. and as a Project Engineer for a mechanical contracting firm in Alabama.