GHT Limited (GHT), a DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering firm, announces that Principal Jeffrey Salay, PE, CEM, LEED AP has earned his Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credential from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
According to AEE, the CEM certification “recognizes individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, proficiency, and ethical fitness in the energy management profession.” AEE also states that the credential “has gained industry-wide use as the standard for qualifying energy professionals both in the United States and abroad. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Office of Federal Energy Management Programs (FEMP), and the U.S. Agency for International Development as well as by numerous state energy offices, major utilities, corporations and energy service companies.”
Jeffrey Salay partners with building owners and operators to develop solutions for long-term energy efficiency. He focuses on developing energy management strategies that reduce the impact building energy use has on the environment.
As section head of building energy services in GHT’s Operations and Energy Services studio, Salay leads the firm’s efforts to provide ENERGY STAR benchmarking services, conduct ASHRAE energy audits and other energy studies, and design energy efficiency upgrades. He also applies two decades of experience as a mechanical engineer to support the design of high-performance systems for commercial, government, residential, educational, and senior care facilities.
A Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and LEED Accredited Professional, Salay earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland. He earned a certificate of training on the Commonwealth of Virginia Construction and Professional Services Manual (CPSM) from the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM).
GHT helps optimize building performance by providing sustainable mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering services for commercial office buildings, tenant interiors, and government properties as well as institutional, hospitality, and mission critical environments. GHT’s areas of expertise include MEP system design, commissioning, building energy services, and real estate advisory services. Based in Arlington, VA, and founded in 1965, GHT is one of the largest locally owned and headquartered MEP consultants in the Washington D.C. metro area. Learn more about GHT at