Meet Our Team
As an energy analyst at Gilleran Energy Management, Alaina Piskor is utilizing her skillset by focusing on Title 24 code compliance and documentation for various building types. Alaina is a recent graduate from Sonoma State’s Environmental Studies- Energy Management and Design program. Alaina’s holistic view of sustainability can be attributed to her experience as a certified Permaculture Designer. Growing up in a rural landscape fostered Alaina’s affection for nature and her aspiration to preserve resources through green building principals. Working at GEM has provided her with an opportunity to perform work that makes a positive difference and she is motivated to reduce energy consumption one project at a time.
(707) 528-7318, ext. 206
Sam Pierce, PE
MArch, LEED AP, CRM
Senior Project Manager
(707) 528-7318, ext. 204
Outreach/Education, Utility Partnership, Energy Utilization/ Forecasting Lead, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Audits / Analysis, LEED® / Energy Star
Mr. Pierce has applied his background in both engineering and architecture and 20 years of professional experience to energy efficiency and related fields. He has successfully completed more than a dozen Municipal Climate Action Plans for California cities. Related work includes leading a utility sponsored initiative to harness historical utility data for Sonoma County municipalities to develop comprehensive project implementation strategies to meet emissions reduction and energy cost savings targets. His service as Councilmember and Mayor of the City of Sebastopol, CA has provided insight into one of the more complex decision making processes in the technical services field. His public service includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Transportation Authority which included direct involvement in the development of the Sonoma County Comprehensive Transit Plan, one of the first to incorporate aggressive greenhouse gas reduction goals and the specific measures to be applied to the transportation sector.
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BPI, CALGreen Inspector
Kimberly Beltran has been immersed in deep energy retrofit and renewable energy implementation in northern California for over 8 years. During that time she attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Energy Management and Design from Sonoma State University. Kimberly has successfully facilitated over forty Energy Upgrade California residential retrofit projects, reducing energy consumption and helping the county move towards energy reduction targets. With a desire to expand her skills to include the full range of energy management tools beyond the residential sector, she joined the Gilleran Energy Management team last year and is helping to provide energy solutions for a broad range of projects.
(707) 528-7318, ext. 202
CEM, BPI, HERS I
Mr. Blankenbecler has over 6 years of experience in energy management. Eros joined GEM in the summer of 2013. His work at GEM includes Single-family and Multifamily building auditing, testing and verification of energy features, combustion safety testing, energy modeling, and Green Building program documentation for tax credit projects. Eros is certified as a BPI Analyst, CEM, and HERS Rater. Prior to joining GEM, Eros worked managing commercial lighting retrofits for a utility incentive program and analyzing climate action plans for municipalities.
(707) 528-7318, ext. 201
CEM, LEED® AP, HERS, QCxP, BPI
(707) 528-7318, ext. 200
Outreach/Education, Utility Partnership, Energy Utilization/ Forecasting Lead, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Audits / Analysis, LEED® / Energy Star, Commissioning and Photovoltaic Team
Mr. Gilleran has 22 years of broad-based experience in energy engineering and management. As an Energy Management professional, Kevin has supported commercial, residential and public sector projects with sound, cost effective solutions to their building and funding challenges. He has worked on a wide range of complex projects including: extensive building energy modeling with a focus on Federal Tax Credits, Utility Incentives as well as LEED® documentation and certification management. He has completed comprehensive commercial, industrial and residential audits, energy service project development, measurement and verification of projected ESCO energy savings, solar PV project development from site surveys through project commissioning, sustainable green building consultations for LEED® projects and building commissioning services. Mr. Gilleran has been president of Gilleran Energy Management for 12 years.