Robert Preiss

A 33-year industry veteran, Robert Preiss now leads the energy modeling and high performance building efforts at Gilbane Building Company. In his new role, he will oversee the integration of high performance building and energy modeling practices across all Gilbane markets, where he will deal with projects that include lighting system designs, energy screenings, feasibility studies, energy savings, and equipment testing and evaluation. With an expertise in efficient lighting, HVAC, as well as management and engineering, Preiss works with various clients and provides green construction and energy efficient solutions. Previously, Preiss provided energy consulting, project management, and engineering services to several firms, including Nexant Inc., Salt River Project, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Holophane Corporation, Duro-Test Lighting, and Colorado Springs Utilities. A certified sustainable building advisor, Preiss holds a BSME from Arizona State University and a MBA from University of Phoenix.