WRP Volunteers and Staff

Waste Reduction Partners is uniquely staffed with retired engineers, scientists, and staff who share their expertise with businesses and communities across North Carolina. As a multidisciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, civil, environmental, and chemical engineers, scientists, and architects, they have had distinguished careers in a variety of industries, such as automotive, food, textile, utility, chemical, paper, construction, aerospace, electronics, and government. This remarkable group has more than 2,200 years of cumulative experience.

Manuel, John

Manuel, John

34 years,

Project manager with the Energy Division, NC Department of Commerce. Responsible for the NC Residential Energy Conservation Program, NC Solar Energy Bank, and the Governor's Showcase of Solar Homes. Project Manager with the NC Alternative Energy Corporation. Developed programs to assist owners of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings reduce energy consumption.  Wrote technical informational brochures and handbooks on residential energy conservation and solar energy technologies.  Freelance technical writer and editor.

Master of Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hil, B.A., Anthropology, Yale University

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