MANAGEMENT

 

Dedication and Ingenuity

With Dan’s and Phil’s vision, hard work, perseverance as well as their persistent focus on doing things right for customers, HVAC Concepts has grown into a premier provider of BAS, EMS and Systems Integration, and 24/7 Remote Monitoring and Alarm Management services for the Building IoT in the Washington, DC area and along the eastern United States.

There are many people that work very hard to make HVAC Concepts successful and without them we would not be able to achieve the level of service and excellence our customers expect and deserve.

 

 

Management Team

carmineCarmine Mistichelli

Chief Operating Officer/Partner, Mechanical Services & Building Automation

 

Carmine Mistichelli is the Chief Operating Officer/Partner of Mechanical Services & Building Automation for Fidelity Building Services Group, parent company of HVAC Concepts. Carmine joined the organization in 1997 as a field employee, learning the fundamentals of Fidelity as well as the HVAC industry. His experience in the field spans more than 20 years.

In his current role at Fidelity, Carmine oversees day-to-day business operations, provides short- and long-term strategic planning and manages business development opportunities by working with investors, developers, owners and management companies of various sizes and complexities.

Carmine’s ingenuity in business and commitment to providing Fidelity customers with Proactive, World-Class Service™ has secured the organization as a leader in the HVAC and mechanical services industries. His business acumen and management skills have contributed to the company’s growth throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, with headquarters in Sparks, Maryland and offices in Beltsville, Maryland and Ashburn, Virginia.

An avid philanthropist, Carmine was the 2017 recipient of the Salvation Army of Central Maryland’s Community Commitment Award. He is also a donor to the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) and served on the Board of Directors at the United Way of Central Maryland. He currently serves on the board of the Community College of Baltimore County’s (CCBC) HVAC program.

Carmine graduated Cum Laude from Strayer University with a Bachelor of Science in Business. In 2017, he earned a Certificate of Professional Development in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Steve DoddSteven Dodd

President

 

As President of HVAC Concepts, Steven Dodd is responsible for the organization’s continued growth through digitalization and integration, as well as leveraging the IoT (Internet of Things) to provide unique solutions for its clients and business partners. One of Steven’s main objectives is to balance technology and talent in an effort to provide profitable results for the organization and its customers.

Steven brings to his role at HVAC Concepts 45 years of industry experience in various building trades including HVAC, building automation, facility management, digital facility services delivery, facility systems integration, MEP construction projects and existing building commissioning. From 2011-2013, Steven served as the Director of Service for Fidelity Mechanical Services. HVAC Concepts and Fidelity Mechanical Services are part of the Fidelity Building Services Group portfolio of companies.

Steven is a LEED Green Associate and holds many other industry certifications and licenses, including a CxA certification from ACG (Retro-commissioning Authority), an EMP (Energy Management Professional) from the EMA and many other technical certifications from Tridium, JCI, TRANE, among others.

Philip RedmanPhilip Redman

Vice President & Partner

 

In 2006, Phil Redman joined HVAC Concepts and has been instrumental in expanding the organization’s business and customer base. His 13 years with HVAC Concepts has resulted in significant growth in all sectors of the organization. Through his leadership, expertise and vision, Phil helped grow HVAC Concepts from a $3 million a year company to generating $15 million a year. Additionally, the employee base has grown from 20 employees in 2006 to just over 70 employees today. Most importantly, because of its strong customers relationships, Phil helped grow the organization’s geographical footprint and now services customers who have locations all along the East Coast, including Boston and parts of Florida.

Today, as Vice President and Partner of HVAC Concepts, Phil oversees the organization’s sales force and ensures proper design of equipment to meet customers’ needs. Because of his background in writing/designing of building automation programs, Phil’s extensive knowledge of the industry has made him a trusted voice among HVAC Concepts’ clients. He understands not only the particulars of the industry but also the intricacies of HVAC Concepts, as he first started as a Monitoring Center Supervisor and then moved into sales.

Phil holds a Master HVAC license in Maryland and Virginia, as well as a Mechanical HVAC Journeyman license in Washington, D.C. In addition, Phil holds a 3rd class Steam Engineer license for Washington, D.C. and a 2nd class Steam Engineer license for Maryland.

chrisChris Werneke

Operations Manager – Projects

 

As the Operations Manager - Projects for HVAC Concepts, Chris oversees management of the organization’s engineering, programming and installation teams, while ensuring quality systems and customer satisfaction. In addition, Chris oversees all phases of new building automation projects, from sales to design/installation to close out.

A 25-year industry veteran, Chris has been a member of the HVAC Concepts team for almost a decade, in which time he has led some of the organization's largest projects, including the development of a real-time energy management project with included real-time monitoring of 11 buildings and provided data that resulted in a 13% energy savings.

Chris holds a number of professional licenses, including Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), LEED Green Associate & Maryland Master HVAC license.

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