Energy Consulting Experience
Randy L. Martin has over 15 years experience working in the energy efficiency
arena. He was involved in the active and passive solar design fields
before working nine years for the state energy office in Iowa, three years for
the U. S. Department of Energy in the Denver Support Office, and over a year as
Director of Energy Efficiency Services for the Iowa Association of Municipal
The primary expertise of R. L. Martin & Associates Inc is
residential energy efficiency and energy information. Randy has a
background in architecture, specializing in the design of energy conscious and
passive solar homes (see homes designed). He ran the Energy Hotline for
the state of Iowa for four years where he wrote and illustrated "A Builder's
Guide to Iowa's IDEAL Homes," a book on designing and building energy efficient
Randy also has experience in energy efficient swimming pools and in
alternative fuel arenas. He coordinated the Department of Energy's RSPEC (Reduce
Swimming Pool Energy Costs) program and the Clean Cities program for the
Department of Energy's Denver Region.
Completed Consulting Contracts
Iowa Energy Center
R. L. Martin and Associates contracted with the Iowa Energy
Center to produce a 16 page brochure and web site for the Energy Center's
new Biomass Energy Conversion Facility.
Energy Efficient Building Association (EEBA)
Quarter time Director of EEBA Western Office from September 1996
- September 1998.
EPA/DOE (through EEBA)
Coordination of the Resource Efficient Federal Buildings
Symposium and Exposition at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. R. L.
Martin and Associates coordinated the production of the symposium brochure,
exhibitor information, local logistics and the overall symposium. Also
produced a conference web site (no longer online).
Iowa Association of Municipal
Development of residential energy efficiency program for
Development of lender handbook on Energy Efficient Mortgages.
Developing builder and lender training materials.
Department of Energy
Marketing of the RSPEC! (Reduce Swimming Pool Energy Costs)
Writing three more fact sheets on pool energy management & producing web
site for the program. www.rlmartin.com/rspec.