Meet the Team

Daniel Smith – Director


Over 20 years of experience in building comfort and energy systems. Designer, Certificate in Refrigeration Technologies, BS in Business Management, Building Performance Institute (BPI) building analysts, Regional Climate Protection Authority (RCPA)  as a member of the Climate Action 2020 Stakeholder Advisory Group, West County Softball Association Youth Softball Coach. Daniel enjoys riding any form of bicycle with friends and family on his time off.

Marty Scholze – Service Technician, Hydronics and Solar Crew Leader

team2Marty is the lead solar journeyman and master carpenter at Zero Energy Associates. A true conservationist at heart. So working for a company like ZEA, just makes sense for him. He enjoys working with the other members of the ZEA crew. While away from work Marty enjoys spending time with his new baby boy (2014) and wife, Sarah, who also works at ZEA, white water rafting, camping, outdoor cooking, travel, micro brews and a good conversation.


Gibran Santilan – HVAC Project Manager, HVAC Designer

team5Gibran is the proud father a beautiful baby girl and his family is important to him. Gibran enjoys working on old cars as well as bicycling on his time off.




Andy Pineda  – Software design

Connor Roush – HVAC Installer

Dane Roush – HVAC and Solar Installer

Steve Scheider- HVAC Installer

Temo Keilt- HVAC Service Technician, System Designer