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Today's Southern California Edison is the product of more than a century of providing reliable electric service to central, coastal and southern California.

When you’re planning a nonresidential new construction project, it pays to get an early start on energy efficiency. SCE’s Savings By Design program offers cash incentives and technical assistance to help you maximize energy performance in your commercial new construction projects, including:

  • Up to $150,000 in building owner incentives.
  • 10% bonus incentive opportunity, in addition to the building owner incentive.
  • Up to $50,000 in design team incentives.
  • Design assistance services and resources matched to the project needs.

Southern California Edison Representatives

  • Janae Acker
  • Janae Acker
    Technical Specialist

    Janae has substantial experience working with customers regarding energy efficiency and sustainability. Her work experience includes working for Johnson Controls and Siemens Industry as an Account Executive. She is well versed in HVAC and Building Control systems and has worked with customers to deliver energy and operational solutions to their facilities. Jane has strong experience working with customers to optimize and modernize their buildings by introducing proven improvements that lower energy, operating and capital costs.


    Janae has earned her Master’s Degree in Leadership and Management from University of La Verne and an Undergraduate Degree in Communications from Cal State University Fullerton. In addition, she has earned her Project Management Certification.



  • Kathleen Brookins
  • Kathleen Brookins, LEED GA
    Technical Specialist

    Northern Region

    Kathleen Brookins is an accredited LEED Green Associate and brings over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, including over 12 years of experience working with the energy efficient design of commercial buildings. Her diverse background includes working closely with architects and engineers for LEED projects as well as project coordination with HVAC construction installations. As a Technical Specialist she will be assisting Southern California Edison customers achieve the best possible energy savings by providing expertise in energy efficiency and sharing ideas/scenarios that will work with their designs.



  • Mark W. Davis
  • Mark W. Davis, BEP
    Technical Specialist

    Greater Southern California Area

    Mark brings 30 years of a wide variety of utility expertise to the Savings By Design team, as well as equal amounts of building trade knowledge. His most recent utility experience is in energy efficiency, comprehensive technical audits, and new construction programs. Mark brings a high level of creativity and enthusiasm to his projects and strives to assist his customers in realizing the optimum solution for their needs. His use of analysis tools and real world experience has helped many customers in making relevant decisions.


  • Dave Intner
  • Dave Intner, AIA; LEED AP; CEM
    Technical Specialist

    Sustainable/ Integrated Design

    Los Angeles County & SCE Northern Service Territory

    Dave is a California Licensed Architect. His design and project management experience includes a broad range of commercial, residential, and institutional buildings. He was the LEED Project Team Administrator for several projects, including Gold -Certified buildings in Santa Monica and Oxnard. In addition to his role in Savings by Design, Dave teaches courses about the LEED rating system and high-performance building design at SCE's Energy Education Centers.

    In 2007, Dave helped to create the USGBC's California Central Coast Chapter (C4), serving for two years as a Regional Chair, and was recently appointed to serve on USGBC national’s Energy and Atmosphere Technical Advisory Group (EA-TAG). Dave is also the current board President of the Ventura County Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.


  • Andrew Lee
  • Andrew Lee
    Technical Specialist

    Andrew brings a wide range of expertise to New Construction with past experience in substation standards engineering, Southern California Edison facility underground/overhead mapping, supermarket refrigeration design, and custom home residential design. He has work closely with customers and clients to assist in achieving their design and energy goals while conforming to state, city, and other regulating entities. Currently, Andrew works closely with the architectural and engineering community to help customers design and construct energy efficient non-residential buildings.

    1-626-815-7262 or Cell 909-201-1351

  • Thomas Lor
  • Thomas Lor, P.E., P.E.
    Technical Specialist

    Thomas is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of California, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. Thomas brings over size years of experience in sustainable design, including two years overseas in Sydney, Australia. His experience includes engineering of HVAC systems, development of construction drawings, Title-24 energy modeling and code compliance, as well as HVAC cooling & heating load calculations for commercial and institutional buildings. As a design consultant, many of his projects were participants in LEED and Savings By Design programs, which gives him a unique perspective from the Customer point of view.



  • Charlie W. Nadig
  • Charlie W. Nadig, C.E.M.; CDSM; CEA; LEED Greean Associate
    Technical Specialist

    Ventura Santa Barbara Kern & Tulare Counties All U.S. Army U.S. Navy and USMC Projects All Claremont Colleges & Cal Poly Pomona

    Energy efficiency and commercial new construction are familiar concepts to Charlie Nadig. As a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy Charlie acquired a practical, hands-on approach to mechanical efficiency. He spent 7 years as an engineer aboard oceangoing ships. Charlie received an MBA from S. F. State University, which led to an 18 year career in the HVAC field. Energy Efficiency opportunities opened up in 1991 when Charlie became a Project Manager with PG&E in San Francisco. Soon after leaving PG&E in 2005, Charlie joined Edison's Savings By Design team. Charlie is also a member of ASHRAE and of BOMA-Inland Empire.


  • Corey Semrow
  • Corey Semrow, CEM; LEED AP BD+C
    Technical Specialist

    Orange County

    Corey brings a wealth of engineering and construction experience to the Savings by Design team, along with a drive for efficiency and sustainability. Before joining the Savings by Design team, he had over 6 years of experience in all aspects of Project Management, in relation to commercial construction. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Management of Technology from Western Michigan University, in addition to being a Certified Energy Manager and LEED BD+C accredited.


  • Leonardo Trebels
  • Leonardo Trebels, PMP; CEPE; LEED GA
    Technical Specialist

    Edison Northern Region

    Leonardo has recently transitioned to the Technical Specialist III position and will be tasked with assisting Southern California Edison customers to take advantage of the Savings By Design program. Leonardo has a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and graduated with Honors from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. Leonardo’s background has been a diverse history in construction and architecture. He had the privilege of serving our country in the Navy for nine years as a Navy Seabee Diver. This gave him the opportunity to complete a variety of construction projects in some diverse and challenging areas around the world. When Leonardo left the Navy to complete his education, he worked for numerous architectural firms throughout Southern California creating his ability to look at projects in different scales & levels.


  • Saad George
  • Saad George, P.E.; CEM
    Senior Program Engineer

    Entire SCE territory

    With over 35 years of engineering, construction, and electric utility industry experience, Saad brings a solid background in new construction and energy efficiency projects for commercial, industrial, institutional, and government entities. His extensive experience in project management allows him to interact effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, and vendors. Saad holds a BSME degree and a Master Degree in Mechanical engineering from New York University and is a licensed engineer in the State of California.


  • Ryan McFadyen
  • Ryan McFadyen, P.E.
    Program Engineer

    Entire SCE territory

    Ryan’s role includes oversight and engineering support, technical reviewer, and technical liaison for Engineering and Design Solutions. Ryan brings seven years experience  consulting for utility incentive programs including Savings By Design (SBD) and other Integrated Demand Side Management (IDSM) programs. He specializes in energy modeling, refrigeration, and thermo-sciences. Ryan holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portland and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of California.



  • Diane McLean
  • Diane McLean, AIA; Registered Architect; LEED® AP (B+C)
    Program Architect

    Diane McLean is a leader in sustainable design practices and encourages a collaborative, integrated design process. In her role as Architect for SCE’s New Construction Services, Ms. McLean supports customers to design sustainable, energy efficient building projects.  Ms. McLean specializes in lighting and daylighting design and teaches classes on these topics at SCE’s Customer Technology Application Center (CTAC).  She also manages the Energy Design Resources web site and the development of technology reference materials.  Ms. McLean is an active member of the American Institute of Architects and an Executive Board Member for the US Green Building Council, Orange County Chapter.


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