‘Dean of Green’ Newman and his firm honored for environmental expertise

FARMINGTON HILLS—Jim Newman, owner and managing partner of Newman Consulting Group LLC in Farmington Hills, was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Building Owners and Managers Association Metro Detroit chapter at BOMA’s annual meeting last month.

Newman was recognized for his many years of service and for “a demonstrated ability and commitment to going beyond the expected standards for service and professionalism.”

In addition, Newman received these accolades in 2019:

  • The Engineering Society of Detroit’s Ann O. Fletcher Distinguished Service Award, presented by ESD’s Affiliate Council, which is made up of professionals representing the more than 100 affiliated technical societies involved in ESD.
  • A 2019 Environment and Energy Leader award from the publication of the same name, a Fort Collins, Colo.-based online magazine covering the environmental and energy industries since 2007.
  • A Best Energy-Efficient Building Consultancy in Michigan award for Newman Consulting Group from Corporate Vision Magazine, a United Kingdom-based business strategy magazine founded in 2010.

Newman has been promoting energy conservation and indoor air quality for more than 40 years and has been known as the “Dean of Green” since 2008 for educating people the world over as an author, featured panelist, ASHRAE Distinguished lecturer, keynote speaker and trainer. He has taught architects and engineers, building managers, maintenance professionals, student groups and the media about sustainability and green building technology.

In 2002, he founded Newman Consulting Group to help commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners implement energy efficiency projects to eliminate waste and save money. Today NCG is one of the Midwest’s premier energy efficiency and green building consulting firms, specializing in energy audits, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification consulting, building commissioning and re- and retro-commissioning, and PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) and PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) financing.

For additional details, see www.newmanconsultinggroup.us/ncg-news

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