Path Forward: Decarbonizing the Industrial Sector
Steve is the president of International Energy Consultants, LLC, a company which Steve formed to further the implementation of Energy Management Systems throughout industry. Steve’s previous experience includes twenty-three years leading the global energy program for 3M, a multi-national Fortune 100 corporation. Steve developed and managed the 3M energy program with responsibility for controlling energy use and costs at over 275 locations in 70 countries. During Steve’s leadership, 3M reduced costs and improved efficiency by over 50% between 2000 and 2019. Steve developed and led training for internal staff, presented to multiple levels of executive management and has presented at numerous external events globally.
Steve led the effort for 3M to become certified at the Enterprise level to the Management System for Energy ISO 50001, and has championed the effort for numerous global 3M locations to achieve ISO 500001 and Superior Energy Performance certification.
Paul Scheihing is Principal of 50001 Strategies LLC; a company which assists manufacturers and commercial companies to create and deploy clean industrial energy strategies which integrates systematic energy management within business plans using the ISO 50001 energy management standard.
Mr. Scheihing spent 30 years at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office partnering with US industry on energy efficiency. He led DOE’s Superior Energy Performance program. He also developed a variety of energy efficiency programs at DOE, including the DOE industrial heat pump R&D program, Motor Challenge and Save Energy Now programs.
Mr. Scheihing has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a MSME from Drexel University. Paul won the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Champion for Industry in Energy Efficiency in 2013.