He has focused his entire career on the development and improvement of central heating, cooling, and power systems serving campuses, such as colleges, hospitals, research centers and government agencies.
Smith has also served as the chairman of the board of the International District Energy Association and has traveled to Europe, China and the Middle East as IDEA’s representative to exchange information on best practices to maximize efficiency and lower air emissions including greenhouse gases.
Smith has authored numerous magazine articles and has presented many technical papers at energy industry conferences. His main mission at RMF Engineering is to review emerging new technologies such as renewable fuels, green power production and energy conservation and identify practical applications for commercial use.
He is currently a member of the “Integrating Renewable Energy and Waste Heat” team on behalf of theInternational Energy Agency headquartered in Paris, France.
This group of industry experts from North America, Asia, and Europe is developing a guide for overcoming technical challenges and successfully integrating renewable energy and waste heat into district energy systems worldwide.
Smith earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware.