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Professional Profile: Eric Oliver 2015

About

  • Title: Managing Director
  • Company: Lilker EMO Energy Solutions
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: East Orange, NJ

Education: MS Mechanical Engineering, BS Architecture, MIT
First job outside of energy: I was a lifeguard.
First job in real estate or allied field: Energy engineer at Energy Investment in Boston
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? We provide a variety of energy conservation and sustainability consulting and design services, including energy audits, commissioning and retro-commissioning, energy modeling and LEED consulting. I started EMO Energy Solutions in 1998, and our acquisition by Lilker Associates in 2013 will allow us to enter further into the design arena, and growing areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
How do you unwind from a busy day in energy? A cold craft brew and listening to my old records, particularly Stevie Ray Vaughn
Favorite book or author: Ray Bradbury
Favorite movie: “Blues Brothers”
Last song you purchased/downloaded? Bruce Springsteen, “Thunder Road”
One word to describe your work environment: Passionate
Rules to live by in business: Conduct business with a high level of ethics and you will have no regrets.  Also, if you enjoy what you do, and can provide societal and environmental benefits, you will provide the highest quality services.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Carl Sagan, lobster in Cape Cod
What is your dream job? I love what I‘m doing now.  Always been passionate about energy conservation, and I feel fortunate to have translated that to a career.