With over 28 years of industry experience, Rich Penner, has served in many roles with the Trane since 1988. Previously, Rich has worked with schools, universities, hospitals, commercial office, and industrial clients in support of their building system needs. In 2008, Rich began working in the Trane Energy Services and Comprehensive Solutions group serving NC and SC. Rich is a member of the North Carolina Energy Services Coalition, ASHRAE, and also serves on the Charlotte USGBC Advocacy and LEED for Existing Buildings Committee. Rich enjoys opportunities to speak at numerous Sustainability and Energy related conferences regionally and nationally.
In 1987 Rich graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Industrial Engineering and then completed the Trane Graduate Engineering Training program, prior to joining the Trane Carolinas District Office in Charlotte NC.