Geothermal Expert Mark Metzner Joins CDM Smith
VANCOUVER—Mark Metzner, a senior client service leader, has joined CDM Smith's Industrial Unit. He will play a key role in advancing CDM Smith's energy solutions for industrial clients. With his expertise and experience in geothermal energy networks, Metzner will drive decarbonization strategies that promote the use of clean, renewable technologies and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
Throughout his career, Metzner has worked on major geothermal utility programs across the United States and Canada, focusing on successful commercial project delivery, including district energy systems. He is highly skilled in all ground installation elements for major commercial geothermal systems and has extensive experience in structuring geo exchange utility rates.
In 2016, he served as chairman of the ANSI/CSA/IGSHPA C448 Bi-National Standard for ground source heat pump design and installation, harmonizing standards for the United States and Canada. He currently serves as the vice-chair of the Standard for the 2023 New Edition.
As an internationally recognized geothermal subject matter expert, Mark adds tremendous capability to an already strong renewables team.
At CDM Smith, Metzner will assist clients in framing thermal energy projects from conception to construction and commissioning. With his experience in managing fleets of drill rigs and major drilling programs, he will be part of CDM Smith's growing footprint in geothermal services for western North America. He was inspired to join the firm by "CDM Smith's track record of technical excellence, funding research, and recognized industry experts, and the substantial impact it is making in the energy efficiency and renewable energy market."
"As an internationally recognized geothermal subject matter expert, Mark adds tremendous capability to an already strong renewables team," said Rich Hamilton, CDM Smith vice president and Industrial Unit sales director. "I'm excited Mark chose CDM Smith and look forward to working together to help our clients meet their decarbonization goals!"
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