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Philip R Howard

Philip R Howard

Philip R. Howard, Principal Energy Advisor at EnerNOC, Inc.  Previously founded Energy Services Consultants, Inc. (ESC) in 1998. Philip specializes in project development, energy, carbon, and cost-reduction programs for Utility Companies, ESCO's as well as Commercial, Industrial and Institutional facilities. Philip has worked in the public and private energy industry since 1984. He is an officer of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE); a member of ASHREA, the Southeastern Energy Society; Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME); and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in the United Kingdom (UK).  Philip is also a registered Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), Chartered Mechanical Engineer (CEng or European PE equivalent) with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and an Accredited Carbon Management Consultant for the Carbon Trust in the United Kingdom (UK). Philip is also an ANSI Technical Assessor for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Superior Energy Performance (SEP) ISO 50001/50021 Programs.

  • Energy and Carbon Management. 
  • Project Development Services for Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Customers.
  • ANSI Technical Assessor for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Superior Energy Performance (SEP) ISO Programs.

Past Projects:

  • HVAC Energy Audit for Albia School District, Albia IA
  • Energy and Carbon Management Audit for POET Ethanol manufacturing facility in Macon, MO.
  • Energy and Carbon Management Audit for Georgetown Hosptal, Georgetown, Guyana.
  • Energy and Carbon Management Audit for Tinker AFB.
  • Energy and Carbon Management Audit for Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO.
  • Energy and Carbon Management Audit for Battelle, OH.
  • Energy Audits for Navy Bases: Fallon, NV, Seal Beach, Corona and Fallbrook, CA.
  • Energy and Carbon Management Audits for POET, Hawkeye Renewables, and Pine Lake Ethanol manufacturing facilities in Iowa.
  • Energy and Carbon Management Survey for Lockheed Martin, Marietta, GA.
  • Central Plant chilled water optimization study for Atlantic Station, Atlanta, GA.
  • Energy and Carbon management audits in the United States and Europe for a wide range of commercial, industrial and government facilities.
  • A variety of commercial, industrial and institutional energy audits for Electric Cooperatives in Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma and Georgia.


25+ years of experience in industry and energy consulting: carbon management, energy studies, performance contracting, facility condition assessments, and process optimization analyses.

Worked with Haden, Inc. in the UK, United States and Canada on projects for the Automotive Industry.

With A&C Enercom, provided Energy Audit and Project Development services to Commercial, Industrial and Institutional facilities and worked with many of the major electric and natural gas utility companies across the United States.

With Evantage, the Energy Services Company (ESCO) for Virginia Power, managed P&L, engineering resources, and performance contract projects in the southeastern US.

In 1998, Philip founded Energy Services Consultants, Inc. (ESC) to provide project development, energy and carbon management services to Commercial, Industrial, Institutional facilities, and the Energy Services Industry in the United States, Canada, and Europe.


Masters Degree (M.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Major: Energy and the Environment, 1983, Cranfield University, Cranfield, England.


“End Use Electrotechnologies: Infrared Technologies” paper published in IEEC 1995, Richmond, VA and published in Energy Engineering, Vol. 93, No. 1, 1996. IEEC 1996, Milwaukee, WI.

“Advances in Electrotechnologies” paper published in Energy Engineering, Vol. 94, No. 1, 1997.

“Energy Management and Productivity Analyses” paper published in Net 2002, NRECA Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Philip Howard