Bill has more than 35-years of experience in the solar industry as a retailer, contractor, distributor, manufacturer and educator. He has written many articles published in national and international trade magazines. Currently Bill is the President and CEO of Artic Solar Inc. a high temperature solar thermal collector manufacturer and integrator of complete advanced high temperature solar thermal systems for industrial process heat and cooling systems.
Previously, Bill was the Director of the Solar Heating and Cooling business at Johnson Controls. Inc., and before that, he served as the Program Director for Global Renewable Energy Development and Program Manager for the development of the PV and Solar Thermal business. His areas of responsibilities at Johnson Controls included both Photovoltaics and Solar Thermal technologies. He was developing the Solar Thermal Program for Hot Water and HVAC applications including Solar Air-conditioning. His responsibilities included integrating solar water heating into the Johnson Controls Energy Solutions, Performance Contracting and Service businesses and included the integration of Solar Thermal into the YORK HVAC business. Bill was the General Manager of Duke Solar/Solargenix Energy solar heating business.
Bill is the primary Solar Thermal Instructor for both the North Carolina and Florida Solar Energy Centers. Bill chaired the Entry Level Solar Thermal Committee for NABCEP and has been active in many state’s solar organizations and currently serves on the Solar Heating & Cooling Council of the Solar Energy Industries Association.