Mark has spent over two decades in solar energy. He has extensive experience in solar heating for commercial and industrial applications, and has perhaps the most diverse solar cooling resume in the U.S. He is a registered PE and holds a MSME degree with a thesis in solar thermal as well as a BSME and a BA in Physics. He recently earned the prestigious Hottel Award and gave the opening keynote at Solar Thermal 2011 conference in Milwaukee. He is a Fellow, charter Life Member and former Board member of American Solar Energy Society, served the ASME Solar Energy Division for over a decade, and he was part of the second class of NABCEP certified solar thermal installers. He has served SRCC for many years, most recently as Vice-Chair of the Board.