Sørensen, Thomas

Thomas Sørensen

Business Development
Technical University of Denmark

Thomas is a business developer for the Technical University of Denmark. He has worked at the University’s PowerLabDK since 2016. Thomas is responsible for the daily operations of the PowerLabDK, business development, and application writing. He has been involved in numerous projects related to EV infrastructure, EV integration, smart kids, and system engineering. Thomas has several patents pending related to EV smart charging.

Agustin, Arnold

Arnold Agustin

Energy Program Manager
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic

Mr. Arnold Agustin is the Energy Program Manager at Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic).  In this capacity, he is responsible for leadership and overall program management of NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic’s Energy Program in the Public Works Business Line.  The Energy Program provides policy guidance, products and services, and shapes the short-term and long-term vision for all Department of Navy (Navy and Marine Corps) active installations in NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic’s Area of Responsibility.

Mr. Agustin was born in Philadelphia, PA, and has lived in the Hampton Roads area since 1979.  He graduated from Salem High School, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  In 1994 he graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace and Ocean Engineering.  Mr. Agustin has been registered as a Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia since 2001 and obtained his Certified Energy Manager accreditation in 2010.

Mr. Agustin began his federal career in 1994 at Navy Public Works Center Norfolk working as an Environmental Engineer where he gained experience in performing environmental surveys, studies, and investigations.  In 2007 he took a position in the Utilities and Energy Management Product Line as a Regional Utilities and Energy Management Program Manager and was promoted to his current position in 2015.

Mr. Agustin lives in Suffolk, Virginia with his wife, Genevieve, and three sons.

Vitti, Raphael

Raphael Vitti

Senior Energy and Data Engineer
Berkeley Lab

Raphael Vitti, PE is a Senior Energy and Data Engineer at Berkeley Lab. He is part of the Sustainable Berkeley Lab team working to minimize the Lab’s greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impact. He leads and supports activities to improve energy, water and operational performance in buildings at Berkeley Lab. He also develops analytics to identify energy and water savings opportunities, investigate building operations, support the implementation of improvements, and verify savings. Raphael previously was an energy efficiency engineer at kW Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in California and earned his M.S. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from École nationale supérieure d'électronique, informatique et radiocommunications de Bordeaux (France). See Sustainable Berkeley Lab at sbl.lbl.gov.

Weyandt, Chris

Chris Weyandt

Control Systems Engineer
Berkeley Lab

Chris Weyandt leads the ongoing commissioning program for Sustainable Berkeley Lab, aimed at improving the energy performance of LBNL facilities. He draws on his background in facility maintenance, construction, electronics engineering, information technology, and building automation systems to develop innovative solutions for the modernization and optimization of buildings. He is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a Professional Control Systems Engineer (PE). He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota with additional studies in Computer Science at St. Paul Technical and Community College, and is currently a graduate student in Information and Data Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Carter, Deidre

Deidre Carter

Energy and Sustainability Manager
Berkeley Lab

Working to reduce Berkeley’s Lab electricity, natural gas, and water consumption through building energy management and efficiency to meet DOE and University of California sustainability and energy efficiency goals. Working to minimize Berkeley Lab's greenhouse gas emissions by reducing energy through ongoing commissioning (OCx) and procuring longterm renewable energy.

Chamberlain, Bruce

Bruce Chamberlain

Campus Energy Manager
University of California, Berkeley

Bruce Chamberlain’s career has focused on energy efficiency and leadership in public, private, and non-profit sectors. He is committed to bending the curve of carbon emissions in proven and creative ways. Over the past 30 years, Bruce has gained experience in managing, supervising and coordinating activities and operations of diverse stakeholders within the energy efficiency industry in California. He has managed research and implementation of innovative technologies, such as LED lighting, integrated building controls, and commissioning. As Campus Energy Manager at UC Berkeley, Bruce has been involved with strategic planning efforts involving UCOP, Facilities Services, Sustainability, and Capital Projects. He manages development, funding, and implementation of energy and water efficiency projects throughout the UCB campus and guides monitoring and communication of campus-wide energy use to improve operational efficiency while providing a safe and comfortable environment for teaching, research, and public service.

Mr. Chamberlain is also a member of the Board of Directors in the Northern California Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Labs (I2SL), a non-profit organization devoted to the principles of sustainable laboratories and related high-technology facilities, from design to engineering to operation.