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COAC Welcomes Industry Veterans

COAC is delighted to welcome two industry veterans to the organization, Cyndi Soares and Gary Storck, P.E. Cyndi joins the team as a Senior Account Manager while Gary takes on the responsibilities of Principal Engineer. Gary is replacing long-time COAC Engineer, Steve Van Riessen.

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Cyndi Soares, Senior Account Manager

Cyndi started her HVAC career in 2002 at Airco Commercial where received extensive training through the LINC system on all mechanical equipment including chillers, boilers, and package units, built-up systems, cooling towers, water treatment and ALC controls.  She quickly showed her aptitude and abilities by being the first maintenance diamond award winner for the Sacramento branch.  Cyndi’s career then advanced her into building retro-commissioning where she focused her client base in San Francisco Bay area and was very successful with buildings 50,000 square feet or bigger. Cyndi’s success has been driven by her ability to bring her clients creative solutions to help overcome their most challenging building issues, she continues that strategy at COAC.

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Gary Storck, PE/CEM/GBE

As a Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer, a Certified Energy Manager and a Green Building Engineer, Gary brings to COAC over 22 years designing, installing, retrofitting, and managing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems for commercial, industrial, healthcare, educational, and governmental customers. Recently, Gary worked at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, CA. as the Chief Maintenance Engineer for the entire Maintenance Engineering and Technical Services department of over 200+ buildings. Over the course of his extensive career he has earned 2 patents, one for a raised floor air distribution unit for data centers and the other for a cryogenic cogeneration system. Gary’s engineering specialties include energy conservation/management; turn-key design/build; building controls systems (DDC/BAS/EMS); supercomputer facilities, data centers, and server rooms; HVAC systems; large campus/building plant systems; solar thermal and photovoltaic; refrigeration systems; system Integration.

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