Tweet/Garot Adds Building Automation Department
GREEN BAY, WI A century-old Wisconsin mechanical construction company is adding a new department to complement its existing HVAC services, Tweet/Garot President Ray Withbroe announces. A Building Automation team with more than 100 combined years of industry experience has been put into place to better serve customers. Led by Ryan Macario, the Tweet/Garot Building Automation department will position Tweet/Garot to service both HVAC and Building Automation Systems (BAS), which will ensure a timely and complete solution to customers' critical mechanical issues.
Withbroe also announced the hiring of three experienced systems programmers/technicians to staff the Building Automation department: Tim Krempien, Bill Diermeier and Dan Bush. Along with Macario, they will design, install, program, maintain, repair and replace facility automation systems, so that customers can enjoy superior occupant comfort and be assured of maximum energy efficiency. New installations will be comprised of controllers and software with the most open communication protocols in the industry, providing owners with the highest level of flexibility on future projects.
"Tweet/Garot continues to grow as a market leader in the mechanical construction industry," said Withbroe. "We now are able to serve the customer for the full construction life cycle, from the initial design of the HVAC and Building Automation systems, to the installation and service. With technicians who are crossed-trained in both HVAC and Building Automation, Tweet/Garot can now troubleshoot any issues that arise with a single on-site specialist."
The mission of Tweet/Garot is dedicated to innovation and the extraordinary customer service. The addition of a Building Automation department gives us the ability to provide integrated, comprehensive solutions for all of our customers. By utilizing highly experienced technicians and the latest user-friendly technology, we are continuing to improve the customer experience.
Ryan Macario has more than 19 years of experience in the HVAC industry and is serving as the Building Automation Department Manager for Tweet/Garot. Since receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in HVAC engineering technology from Ferris State University in 2000, he has spent half of his professional career as an Application Engineer, the other half as an Account Executive in the Northeast Wisconsin office of Johnson Controls. Macario's extensive portfolio of building automation projects includes large, complex facilities in areas ranging from healthcare, to K-12 and post-secondary educational facilities, laboratories, stadiums, and commercial buildings.
Tim Krempien is a Building Automation Technician possessing 16-plus years of HVAC background, initially with Tweet/Garot, and most recently with Johnson Controls. Known for his customer-centric focus, he has programmed and commissioned some of the most complex direct digital control (DDC) systems in the healthcare and commercial markets. Krempien has been trained by, and worked with, some of the leading engineers and technicians in the HVAC industry.
Bill Diermeier is a veteran of 33 years in the HVAC industry, including 31 with Johnson Controls. Among his specialties are air and water balancing; system diagnostics; electrical, electronic and DDC systems; operating system setup; and pneumatic controls. Diermeier holds a degree in air conditioning technology from Chippewa Valley Technical College.
Dan Bush has nearly four decades of HVAC experience since graduating from the Wisconsin School of Electronics in 1975. He began a 39-year career with Johnson Controls that year, initially in Charleston, West Virginia, before returning to the Fox Cities, Wisconsin, -area in 1984. Since then, Bush has held numerous positions in the temperature control field, including Engineering, Technical and Project Management.