Our Team

Falon Attai, M.Sc, EP, LEED GA, CSBA

Falon has considerable knowledge and experience regarding renewable energy technology and sustainability practices. She holds a Master’s degree in Sustainability (Environmental Consultancy and Project Management) from the University of Leeds -UK as well as a Bachelor of Environmental Science from University of the West Indies in addition to multiple professional designations.

Falon is the Project Manager at IESC and is involved in the implementation of various energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Her professional career spanning over the last 8 years has been spent in key technical roles in the building science, renewable energy and sustainability fields. The past 5 years have included specializing in renewable energy assessments and system design, building science, energy efficiency, energy modelling, health and safety strategies and climate change policies. At IESC, Falon performs renewable energy analysis with the use of software such as RETScreen, Helioscope and PVSyst.

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Kevin Tse, B.Sc., M.E.S.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Biology from the University of Toronto (2008) and a Master of Environment and Sustainability from the University of Western Ontario (2010).

Kevin is the Project Manager at IESC specializing in GHG Emissions Verification. With over 5 years of experience in GHG assessments, verifications and reporting under provincial frameworks across Canada (Ontario, Alberta, Quebec). Kevin has completed numerous GHG verifications to support clients across a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, energy production, and institutions in Ontario, Alberta and Quebec.

Albert Lu, T.T.

Albert has a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology (2017) and has completed the AutoCAD training series (2017) from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He has experience in design using programs such as SolidWorks, Inventor, and AutoCAD to bring 2D sketches to 3D models and renderings.

Albert is a Mechanical Design Assistant at the IESC Calgary office. His role in projects involves design and technical work, completing site audits, preparing RFQ and tender documents, updating and drafting engineering drawings.

Steven Tran, EIT

Steven holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechancial Engineering with a Specialisation in Energy and Environment from the University of Calgary and is currently working towards his designation as a Professional Engineer. He is currently registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA). Steven’s past work experiences include performing lighting and energy audits and designs for new and existing construction.

At IESC, Steven has assisted with energy audits within several locations across Alberta by collecting and analyzing data. His work includes identifying measures to reduce maintenance costs, improve energy efficiency and develop more sustainable buildings.

Matthew Hudson, M.BSc.

Matthew recently graduated from Ryerson University with a Master of Building Science degree. He has also completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. His educational background is in both engineering and building science bring a key set of technical and practical skills to his role. Matthew looks forward to building a career that will contribute to a more sustainable built environment, by creating high performing, efficient and comfortable buildings in both new and existing construction.

At IESC, Matthew has assisted with several energy audits in locations across Ontario. Matthew is currently working towards his designation as a Professional Engineer and is registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT) with Professional Engineers of Ontario.

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Livio Nichilo, P.Eng, CEM, LEED AP

Livio has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University (2003) and a Master of Engineering with a collaborative in Environmental Studies (School of Environment) from the University of Toronto (2013).

Livio is the CEO and Engineering Manager of Internat Energy Solutions Canada for its offices in Toronto and Calgary.  Over the past seven years, Livio has acted as the lead verifier at IESC as they achieved their ANSI accredited in GHG verification allowing them to work in the regulated carbon industry of North America. Livio is also very active in IESC’s marquee engineering projects and has built a strong organization that has gained experience over the last decade in building sciences and renewable energy development. He has worked with diverse stakeholders in private sector, government organizations as well as non for profit entities. He is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of Ontario and in the province of Alberta and is also certified as an Energy Manager.

Navid Ekrami

Navid Ekrami, Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Navid is a Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University. He has experience working in multidisciplinary teams on various types of projects including Design, Measurement and Verification (M&V), Co-Generation and Tri-Generation, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Thermal Energy Storage Systems, 3D Heat Transfer in Building Envelope, and Integrated HVAC systems. He is actively involved in academia for various R&D projects and has published more than 20 technical publications and presented his work in various international conferences. His research work has been awarded by ASHRAE, IBIPSA Canada, Provincial and Federal governments.

At IESC, Navid has performed numerous energy audit projects along with developing building energy simulation models, for mid-to-high-rise buildings including multi-unit residential, social housing, long-term care facilities, commercial, municipal, and institutional facilities. Navid has experience developing and validating energy efficiency and sustainability concepts, thermal comfort, and building physics concepts.

Jelena Garic, B.ES, M.BSc , CPHC

Jelena is a Ryerson University Master of Building Science graduate and has earned a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Honours Co-operative Planning, with an Urban Design Specialization, from the University of Waterloo. She is a Passive House Institute of the United States [PHIUS] Certified Passive House Consultant [CPHC]. Her master’s research focused on evaluating the City of Toronto’s Avenues and Mid-Rise Buildings Study, to determine the impact Performance Standards have on solar energy generation potential and to quantify the energy generation potential using solar photovoltaic technology along Eglinton Avenue West, at Bathurst Street.

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Jacqueline Leeflang, M.Sc., P.Eng.

Jacqueline has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia (2009), and a Master’s of Science in Renewable Energy with a specialization in Solar PV power which she obtained in the U.K. through the EUREC Master’s Program; studying at both Loughborough University and Northumbria University (2013).

Jacqueline has a variety of experience including working as a process engineer, project engineer and project manager in the oil and gas industry and in the areas of sustainable water use. She is now primarily focused on renewable energy, micro-grid design, EV feasibility and integration studies, and sustainable building design. She supports the technical execution and business development efforts in the Calgary office, and is active in various professional membership groups.

Jacqueline is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Alberta.