Paul Scheihing ,Technology Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Office
Technical Assistance team
U.S. Department of Energy
Paul Scheihing is a Technology Manager within the Energy Department’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO). He is the lead of the Superior Energy Performance certification program in partnership with U.S. industry. He is a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group that developed the ISO 50001 energy management standard.
Scheihing has worked for DOE since 1988. He has developed with U.S. industry a variety of research, development and technology deployment partnerships and initiatives that all aim to encourage the more rapid adoption of energy efficient industrial technologies. In the 1990s, he managed the Energy Department’s voluntary industry partnerships such as Motor Challenge, Steam Challenge, and Compressed Air Challenge. He led the Save Energy Now program which provided over 1,000 energy assessments to manufacturing plants from 2006 to 2011.
Previous to the Energy Department, Scheihing worked for five years at the Garrett Turbine Engine Company in Phoenix, Arizona, and five years with Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Concordville, Pennsylvania. Both jobs were as a Gas Turbine Development Engineer with a specialty of gas turbine combustor design, test, and development.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, and a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was honored by the American Council for Energy Efficient Economy as Champion in Energy Efficiency in Industry in July, 2013.
Robert (Bob) Clifford, LRQA Technical Manager for Client Training Services / Lead Assessor
Bob is an Exemplar Global-certified Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor, LRQA Lead Auditor for Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety and Energy Management systems and Client Trainer with over 30 years of HSE compliance and management assessment experience. Bob has worked with LRQA since 1998.