Michael Berning, PE, CEM, LEED Fellow
SENIOR PRINCIPAL, CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
Michael is responsible for the development of new markets and services and to provide corporate leadership for HEAPY Solutions (the wholly owned Construction Management subsidiary of HEAPY). In this role, his team develops the “what’s next” to enhance client service experience and produce colleague advancement opportunities. To emphasize a keen focus on the HEAPY Vision of “Building a more Resilient and Sustainable Society,” new markets and services are centered on SMART Technologies Integration, Distributed Energy Resources, Resiliency Planning, Energy as a Service (EaaS), etc.
Michael has presented at several National and Regional Conferences including following: Greenbuild, AIA National Convention, International Living Futures UnConference, National Conference on Building Commissioning, the World Energy Engineering Conference, Greening the Heartland and the US Institute for Theater Technology Conference.
He is on the Industrial Advisory Committee for the University of Dayton Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and served as a Fellow for the Hobart Center for Food Service Sustainability. He was a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the former EDC Magazine, writing a column focusing on sustainability. He leads sustainability on the local level as Co-Chair of the Dayton (Ohio) Regional Green Initiative (DRG3.org) and is a past Regional Chair for the U.S Green Building Council’s College and University based USGBC Students Program. He recently served as Chair of USGBC Ohio.