Christopher F. Halpin, PE, CEM, CEP, CMVP, LEED™ AP
- Energy Saving Performance Contracting Consulting
- Sustainable Design/LEED Consulting
- Strategic Energy Master Planning
- Energy Procurement and Management
Since 1985, Christopher Halpin has worked for several premiere consulting firms and ESCOs in engineering, management, and sales, and is a former Global Energy Manager for NCR. He founded Celtic Energy in 2000 and has acted as an Owner’s Representative for dozens of energy projects worth over $1 billion in that time. With over 30 years of experience in developing comprehensive energy management programs and dealing with efficiency upgrades, Chris has succeeded at establishing a nationally-recognized consulting firm that focuses on helping clients with their long-term goals of managing energy costs in today’s highly volatile energy markets.
Over the past fifteen years, Mr. Halpin’s numerous accomplishments have contributed to Celtic Energy’s growing success. He was one of NREL/DOE’s four Project Facilitators for FEMP’s SuperESPC Program, where he managed projects for all branches of the US military, Department of Energy headquarters, and other agencies. During that time, he was a member of the DOE’s Commissioning and Measurement & Verification Best Practices Working Groups and continues to help improve the way ESPCs are executed. Chris also manages ESPC projects for the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware, North Carolina, Nevada, and Louisiana, and dozens of cities, towns, hospitals, and school districts. He is a regular speaker at national energy industry events and has briefed Governor’s staffs in several States on energy issues, and testified in front of several Public Utility Commissions and legislatures on various energy efficiency issues.
Mr. Halpin is a registered Professional Engineer in Connecticut, New York, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Maine, and Ireland. He is certified by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP), and has been honored as a Legend in Energy. He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council. Chris is on the Board of Directors of the Energy Services Coalition (ESC) and Renewable Energy and Efficiency Business Association (REEBA).
Chris is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona, Connecticut, Maine, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and the Republic of Ireland. He is also a Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) and Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP) by the Association of Energy Engineers. He is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council. He is a member of the Northeast Energy Efficiency Council, Chair of the Legislative Outreach Committee for the NEEC-CT Chapter, and serves on the Renewable Energy and Efficiency Business Association (REEBA) Board of Directors. Celtic Energy is an Energy Star Partner in the USEPA’s Energy Star Buildings Program.