Stephen has worked in the energy industry for over 35 years as an energy engineer, designer, manager, educator, and consultant. He is the president of RPM Asset Holdings and considered internationally to be an expert in energy conservation, energy management, sustainable design, and renewable energy. His experience includes energy studies and projects for over 3,500 buildings with over $100 million in energy conservation, energy management, and alternative energy projects developed for industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. These projects have included renewable energy applications for the construction industry, including the solar, geothermal, wind, waste-to-energy, and transportation sectors. He is the editor of the 9th edition of the Energy Management Handbook, editor-in-chief of AEE's new International Journal of Strategic Energy and Environmental Planning and has authored over 50 published articles and four books.
Dr. Roosa is a past AEE president and the present AEE Director of Sustainable State and Local Programs and current Chairman of the Renewable Energy Professional Certification Board. He holds the following professional certifications: Renewable Energy Professional, Sustainable Development Professional, Certified Energy Manager, Carbon Reduction Manager, Indoor Air Quality Professional, Measurement and Verification Professional, Certified Energy Monitoring and Control System Designer, Demand Side Management, Business Energy Professional and a LEED Accredited Professional. Stephen has received numerous awards during his career including the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) International Energy Manager of the Year Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Energy Engineers Systems Technology Award and the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Citation for Energy Management. He is a member of the AEE Energy Managers' Hall of Fame. Dr. Roosa holds a Ph.D. in planning and urban development, a master of business administration and professional bachelor's degree in architecture.