Rick Pavlak, PE, LEED AP BD+C, ASHRAE FELLOW
SENIOR PRINCIPAL/MECHANICAL SYSTEMS THOUGHT LEADER
As our President, Rick is responsible for the growth and strategic direction of HEAPY. He has been instrumental in championing our Mission of reducing the Energy Impact of the Built Environment. His expertise and green design innovations have saved Owners significant operating expense without compromising reliability and strengthening resiliency (ex. Large National Banking Data Centers and Electronic Transaction Data Centers).
With a philanthropic spirit, Rick has actively mentored young engineers and designers and has made it a mission to infuse a continuing education mindset throughout our industry. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states. If he isn’t out fishing or working with Habitat for Humanity you can find him developing the next energy code improvements as a Member of the ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9 (Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment) and ASHRAE Standard 90.4 (Proposed Energy Standard for Data Centers, Telecommunications Buildings).