Chuck Sloup, PE
Chuck Sloup PE holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and is a licensed mechanical engineer. For 17 years of his career, he was a Sr. Mechanical Engineer for a large engineering and architecture firm in Omaha, Nebraska. His primary responsibilities included the design and construction administration of HVAC, plumbing and fire-protection systems in hospitals, data centers, labs, and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. For 8 years he was the chief engineer and domain expert for a facility analytics company which gathers 3.5 billion data points per day to provide actionable operation information for 400 million square feet on 4 continents. He is currently president of Silicon Prairie Energy a building analytics firm focused on aligning building energy use with utility capacity. He has been involved with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) as past president of the Nebraska Chapter and as a participant in the standards writing committee for ASHRAE 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low -Rise Residential. He is also a co-author of 2 textbooks and teaching material on smart buildings used to train every apprentice in the organized electric industry (IBEW/NECA/ETA). He holds multiple patents and patent pending in the building optimization area.