Nick Kassanis - Sustainable Investment Group Sustainable Investment Group

Nick Kassanis


Atlanta, GA | Boulder, CO | Minneapolis, MN | New York, NY | San Francisco, CA

Nick Kassanis, Vice President of Technical Services | Sustainable Investment Group (SIG)

Vice President of Technical Services
PE, CBCP, LEED AP BD+C

Responsibilities
Nick Kassanis manages the in-house Technical Services (Engineering) department at SIG. He runs our San Francisco office. And, Nick serves as a senior project manager for select Commissioning, Retro-Commissioning and ASHRAE Level I & II Energy Audit projects. He also manages the engineering scope of company LEED projects and online applications (EAp1, IEQp1, and more). Nick performs ENERGY STAR verifications as one of the licensed Professional Engineers on staff. He also heads the Energy Modeling department having modeled over 7.5 million square feet of office, laboratory, university, hospital, school, mixed-use and warehouse projects. Nick specializes in the integrated design process for new construction projects and in-depth retro-commissioning investigations to promote energy efficiency and building operating staff training.

Education
Nick has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and has the following licenses and certifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) – Georgia
  • Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)
  • LEED AP Building Design & Construction (BD+C)

Experience
Nick has extensive experience managing new construction commissioning, retro-commissioning, energy audit and energy modeling projects. He has worked on many building types including office, mixed-use, schools, universities, laboratories, hospitals, warehouses, military facilities, manufacturing facilities, cogeneration plants, and combined cycle power plants.

Interests
Nick is a young leader in ASHRAE, and was the youngest member of the board of governors (2012) in the Atlanta Chapter. He was also the Student Activities chair for two years (Lamp of Knowledge and Golden Apple Award recipient), Research Promotion Chair and has gone through the Officer positions of Secretary, Treasurer and Vice President. Nick is currently the President of the ASHRAE Atlanta Chapter, striving to bring together multiple industries and organizations locally and nationwide.

Personal interests include soccer, basketball, and world traveling.

Professional Affiliations

  • AEE Member
  • ASHRAE Member
  • USGBC Member