Working closely with its national building retrofit team, in conjunction with its businesses, Pettis offers building owners and property managers energy modeling, product selection and design assistance, and a network of installers covering North America. Advantages of window renovation and upgrades include improving the appearance of buildings; saving energy by reducing building loads on HVAC systems; reducing operations and maintenance costs; and increasing property values and retaining tenants.
Pettis brings more than 10 years of experience in building products and controls with an emphasis on energy management. He worked at SES Controls as a project manager for commercial building controls and automation. His previous positions were at Honeywell as a principal account sales representative for energy and environmental control, at 3M as a business development manager and as marketing manager with window film products, and at Franklin Energy Services as a regional director.
A Certified Business Energy Professional (BEP), Pettis is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and trained in energy modeling. He earned an M.B.A. and a Master of Science from St. Mary’s University in Minneapolis, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Concordia College in Minnesota.
He continues his professional development through ongoing training and memberships in the Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP); the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE); the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MNTAP).