To ensure a high level of current best-practices knowledge and a high national visibility in the energy industry, Celtic Energy maintains affiliations with many industry organizations. Some of these include:
Celtic Energy is a member of AASHE, an association of colleges and universities working together to create a sustainable world. Through its membership in AASHE, Celtic Energy will be able to better understand and assist higher education institutions in advancing their sustainability initiatives.
Several of Celtic Energy’s employees are Certified Energy Managers (CEMs) and Certified Measurement & Verification Professionals (CMVPs) through AEE, and have become active members of the organization in order to provide support for AEE’s mission to promote the educational interests of people in the energy industry and foster action for sustainable development. Two members of Celtic’s management team, Chris Halpin and Walt Donzila, have been honored by the AEE as Legends in Energy. Celtic Energy is also a Silver Sponsor of AEE – CT Chapter.
Christopher Halpin has served as a member of the ASHRAE community since 1986. Celtic Energy frequently uses ASHRAE’s standards and guidelines in project designs and the workplace, and is deeply committed to the advancement of sustainable technology.
Celtic Energy is committed to continually improving its management of energy resources, which reduces both operating costs and carbon footprint. CEI is proud to be part of the family of businesses who have joined with Energy Star.
Christopher Halpin, President of Celtic Energy, currently serves on the Board of Directors as a Representative of Equipment Suppliers and Technical Services Providers. Celtic Energy has also sponsored and exhibited at ESC’s annual Market Transformation Conference the past three years, and continuously supports ESC’s mission to increase energy efficiency and building upgrades through energy savings performance contracting.
Celtic Energy is proud to be one of the original Industry Allies on the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Investor Confidence Project. We have contributed to the development of several of their protocols and credential programs. With help from its Allies, the ICP has developed a best practice framework to predict and measure energy savings, enabling the acceleration of energy efficiency investments and the emergence of a robust and thriving commercial building sector.
Celtic Energy became a member of NCSEA because of its dedication to creating clean energy jobs, economic opportunities, and affordable energy across the state. With a second office located in NC, Celtic Energy strongly supports NCSEA’s mission to create a future where North Carolina’s clean energy economy leads the nation and serves as a model for other states.
As a member of NECEC, Celtic Energy is committed to helping grow the region’s clean energy economy and has various opportunities to participate in initiatives promoting economic growth, job creation and regional clean energy cluster development.
Christopher Halpin, President of Celtic Energy, currently serves on the Board of Directors and regularly participates in sponsored events. Both REEBA and Celtic Energy have a shared mission to promote the sustainable deployment of renewable energy, demand-side management, and energy efficiency in the region.
As a member of both USGBC and its Connecticut chapter, Celtic Energy is dedicated to supporting a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. Several of Celtic Energy’s engineers are LEED Accredited Professionals through USGBC.
SEI was founded as a special project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc. and has pioneered research, education, and outreach to advance resilient institutional responses to the climate crisis. CEI serves as an ally of SEI’s Billion Dollar Green Challenge, an initiative that encourages colleges, universities, and other nonprofit institutions to invest a combined total of one billion dollars in self-managed revolving funds that finance energy efficiency improvements.
EVO is a non-profit organization whose products and services help people engineer and invest in energy efficiency projects worldwide. EVO’s vision is to create a world that has confidence in energy efficiency as a reliable and sustainable energy resource. EVO’s mission is to ensure that the savings and impact of energy efficiency and sustainability projects are determined through appropriate measurement and verification. CEI’s Director of Quality Assurance, Maggie Selig, is Vice Chair of the Technical Committee that is responsible for the development of the IPMVP (International Performance Measurement and Verification).