Energy Concepts incorporated in 1994 as a mechanical and engineering consulting firm. Its principal and founder, Craig Tarr, departed from a corporate-based engineering environment in hopes of offering more personalized service and an independent approach on projects consistent with his values. Since then, Energy Concepts has offered traditional mechanical engineering services for residential, commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. These services include deficiency evaluations, energy analysis and complete systems design. Engineering services include: heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, central boiler and chiller plants, commercial ground-source heat pump systems, plumbing systems and building automation/control systems.
OUR PRINCIPAL: Mr. Tarr, a licensed professional engineer in 10 states and a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional, is nationally recognized for expertise in mechanical engineering as applied to the built environment. His BSME degree from Colorado State University includes a minor in solar and wind engineering. He has been responsible for $100,000,000 worth of design and construction in his 20+ years of building related engineering. Designing and managing complex projects with a schedule, within budget and subject to unique site-specific requirements has always been essential to Craig’s success.
OUR SERVICES: To compliment our established and well-respected engineering practice, we initiated a renewable energy division in 2006. We recognized a need to bring professional engineering and licensed contracting to renewable energy, and to carry our consistently high level of service and design in renewables to commercial buildings. We have established services offering complete design, sales, installation and maintenance of wind, solar electric, solar thermal and other renewable/energy efficiency systems. We provide site assessments, a “trio” of engineering services and one-stop, turn-key installations.
SERVING OUR CLIENTS: We recognize that each client’s renewable energy needs—residential or commercial—are unique. We are committed to offering personalized consulting and custom design to match each client’s situation with appropriate products and a comprehensive solution. We address site-specific requirements, energy demands, budget realities and aesthetic considerations project by project, keeping the needs of our customers paramount in the planning process.
HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS: Energy Concepts is not an “internet reseller” of renewable technologies. The products we offer have been carefully selected for reliability, utility, aesthetic appeal, and because they fit seamlessly into our custom designs. We value manufacturers and products with a solid track record, high performance levels and consistent technical support—both before and after installation.
OUR ETHIC: Sustainability, environmental stewardship and whole thinking are the core of our business, not just in terms of products and services, but also in the way we interact with customers and the world. As such, we strive to uphold the following principles: We believe that challenges make us stronger and lead to better results; We enjoy the satisfaction of quality work and seeing a project completed; We maintain a cost-conscious attitude, promote efficiency, and believe that high value outcomes are what anchor our competitive edge in the marketplace; We lead by example and use honesty, integrity, and open communication in all interactions; We seek continuous growth and improvement as individuals, as a company and within the larger community.
Our overarching goal is to achieve customer satisfaction by honoring our commitments, exceeding expectations, and providing the highest quality products and service available.