Jan is a compressed air energy efficiency expert who partners with leading companies to improve their operations by monitoring, automating and optimizing their compressed air systems.
After spending nearly 25 years working in factory control, automation, finance and senior management positions in the Automotive, Pipeline and Electronics industries, Jan began his own business focused on bringing proven “best in class” energy efficiency products to the US Market.
Jan earned the GACC Energy Efficiency Challenge Award in 2016 with a compressed air improvement project at Herman Miller of Zeeland, Michigan. In 2017, ComEd in Chicago, Illinois awarded special recognition to Jan and paid $177,000 in incentives to Chicago Heights Steel for reducing energy costs by 70%, equivalating to more than 2.5 million kWh per year.
Through both his management background and hands on experience in the compressor room, Jan knows how to drive sustainable high dollar energy efficiency improvements through your organization. It is not through one off projects, but through continuous training, monitoring, automation, analysis and implementation.
Besides the Compressed Air Challenge (CAC) trainer for the Fundamental L1* training program, Jan is the president of SIGA Compressed Air Solution, board member and vice president of the CAC. Prior to that, he was Managing Director / President of Behr GmbH & Co. KG, Director Finance and Administration of Draexlmaier Automotive of America and Financial Advisor at THA Treuhandanstalt in Berlin.
Jan holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from University of Applied Sciences in Karlsruhe and is a German tool and die maker.