New Member: Theodore Torre-Bueno
Friday, May 6, 2016

Section: New Member Spotlight

: Your name and professional designations:
Theodore Torre-Bueno President
Q2: Where do you currently work and what does the company specialize in?

Empowered Energy Solutions Empowered is a 35-year-old full-service sustainability contracting firm. We specify and implement projects to make buildings more environmentally sustainable, comfortable, and valuable. Our particular focus is specifying, financing, and implementing projects that have the best possible return on investment for our clients.

Q3: Summarize the role you play at your current office.

I am the President and Director of Business Development for Empowered Energy Solutions, a full-service Sustainability Contracting and Consulting firm focused on specifying and implementing projects that integrate the optimal combination of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Building Control and Monitoring Systems, and Financing, to achieve the best possible return on investment in sustainability for building owners, whether they occupy the building themselves, or lease the space. I am an expert in the intersection of the financial and technical aspects of sustainability - what makes one project cost effective and another an expensive exercise in environmental altruism.

Q4: Where were you born?

Durham, North Carolina

Q5: Did you attend college? If so, where and what year did you graduate?

Thomas Edison State College of New Jersey Graduated 2006

Q6: In three words, how would your closest friends describe you?

Brilliant, Charming, Humble.

Q7: Name something no one knows about you.

I'm Batman.