“EMSAR of Torrington is a plastics injection molding company of 65 employees, producing 350 million parts per year on a 24/7 operation schedule. Design with Nature found $34,500 in lost air from leaks at the parts pickers and oil/water separators. Then they cut our Power Factor charges in half!
— John Sullo, Director of Molding Operations, EMSAR
“Since 1953, Philson, Inc. has operated a 25,000 square foot custom anodizing operation. Over the last 4 years, Dr. Mitch switched our industrial boiler from #2 fuel oil to natural gas, saving us $74,000 in the first year. He conducted a lighting level audit and found where critical task lighting failed by IEEE standards. His suggested changes have increased our employees’ productivity by 15%.”
— Lenny Savino, Chief Environmental Health and Safety Officer, Philson, Inc.
“Vital Nutrients manufactures high-quality nutra-ceuticals. Design with Nature helped us to design our new factory to be energy efficient and green – from windows, roofs, and loading docks to powering the building with solar or geothermal, then determined the ROI and located available incentives. We are grateful for all their efforts.”
— Rick Liva ND, RPh, President, Vital Nutrients
“I first met Mitch in 2008 while we were both working on the LEED Commercial Interiors project for Edwards Angel Palmer & Dodge. Mitch (and his team) are professional, creative, practical, work well with the whole project team, and provide a highly personal approach to their work. I always enjoy working with him.”
— Matt Mullen, Engineer, EMCOR
“I have known Dr. Mitch for several years, and have had the pleasure of doing several projects with him. He has always been a consummate professional with my customers. Mitch has a great grasp of the world of energy, and can find not just the energy waste, but he knows the programs to help fund projects to eliminate the waste.”
— Robert Kravontka (formerly with CONNSTEP, now at Fuss & O’Neil )
“When you combine expertise in an industry with a high level of passion the results can be amazing. In the 10 years that I’ve known Dr. Mitch Kennedy I’ve come to realize that he is one of the most passionate and knowledgeable people I know when it comes to improving energy efficiency in the manufacturing sector. Combine that with the savings he’s able to generate, you have a winning combination.”
— Kate Houlihan VP National Accounts at Marsh Insurance