CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 28, 2012) - Norwell, Massachusetts-based Bluestone Energy Services, LLC, a division of OpTerra Energy and a leader in energy conservation engineering and project development services for industrial and commercial clients, announced today it has opened a New York City office to meet the growing demand for its energy conservation services and industrial retrofits.
The new office will help meet the demands of customers seeking engineered energy-conservation retrofits of industrial buildings and retail spaces. The office will also support Bluestone Energy's data center efficiency practice -- one of its fastest-growing divisions.
Jeff Hecht, who most recently served as a regional sales manager for Vigilent, has been named Business Development Manager of the Tri-State Area and will manage the Manhattan office. Mr. Hecht will be responsible for growing Bluestone's industrial efficiency practice, expanding the division into new geographic regions, helping customers navigate complex utility-incentive processes, and developing new partnerships with vendors.
"Jeff brings a wealth of experience and focus to Bluestone energy's data center airflow management solutions," said Adam Fairbanks, Bluestone Energy's VP of Engineering and Business Development. "Jeff's sales and business development background, coupled with his familiarity with the region make him well-suited for this position and will enable us to build on the success we have already seen in the area."
Bluestone Energy's Manhattan office is located at 1501 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10036.
In addition to the new Manhattan office, Bluestone is expanding its Chicago office and moving to a larger location to accommodate growth in the Midwest market. To help keep up with the growth, Bluestone Energy has appointed Ray Mantych to serve as a Manager of Controls Services in Bluestone's recently expanded Chicago office. Prior to joining Bluestone Energy, Mr. Mantych served as the maintenance group leader at Abbott Laboratories.
The new Chicago office is located at 1000 North Halsted St., Suite 203, Chicago, IL 60642.
About Bluestone Energy Services
Norwell, Massachusetts-based Bluestone Energy Services, LLC, a division of OpTerra Energy Group, provides professional engineering and project development services for utilities and corporate clients. Bluestone is a leader in demand-side management (DSM) programs for large commercial and industrial organizations. Bluestone has secured millions of dollars in utility incentives for its clients by developing and implementing hundreds of HVAC, lighting and process energy-conservation projects. Bluestone has worked with a wide array of companies including American Airlines, Biogen Idec, Genesis Management Group and Stop & Shop Supermarket Company. Additional information on Bluestone can be found at http://www.bluestoneenergy.com.
About OpTerra Energy Group
OpTerra Energy Group is a leading provider of comprehensive turnkey energy-efficiency and onsite-generation solutions to public and private sector customers across the United States. For more than thirty years, OpTerra's regional operating divisions have successfully delivered energy cost savings, performance improvements, project financing and investment incentives for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities in over seventeen U.S. states. OpTerra is headquartered near Denver, Colorado. For more information, visit http://www.OpTerraEnergy.com.