Dave Hermantin, Vice President of Engineering at Brightcore Energy, has been working on improving the environment for more than 15 years. His focus was initially on designing systems to remediate contaminated groundwater and soil, but his focus quickly turned towards the sky. He began designing ground-source HVAC systems to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. He has 15 years of experience designing open loop, closed loop and standing column well geothermal systems and has designed thousands of tons of geothermal capacity in New York, New England and other areas across the country. He is responsible for designing geothermal well systems on NYC landmark projects such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and Cornell Bloomberg Roosevelt Island, U.S. Dave is an American Energy Engineer (AEE) Certified Geoexchange Designer (CGD), and an International Groundsource Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) certified geothermal system installation inspector (GI). He is the current President of the Connecticut Geothermal Heatpump Association, and previously held a Chairman position of the Technology Committee of Yale's Renewable Thermal Alliance.
Dave holds a BS and ME in civil and environmental engineering from Manhattan College and is a licensed professional engineer in CT, NY, NJ and RI.