Headshot of Nicholas Liu-Sontag
Headshot of Nicholas Liu-Sontag

MS Class of 2021

Most Recent Professional Experience

Manager for Sustainability, New York University

  • Oversee deep energy retrofit studies to aggressively reduce emissions and improve health & comfort; develop SOWs and RFPs for such projects
  • Project manager for NYU’s Sustainability Working Group comprised of senior University leaders, faculty, and students
  • Facilitate NYU efforts to dramatically reduce environmental footprints with research on products & technologies
  • Provide technical analysis to enable data-informed decision-making on sustainability initiatives
  • Spearhead University’s first global carbon inventory with scope 3 emissions
  • Assist in content creation for NYU’s sustainability outreach materials

Director of Project Success, Mavrik Windows

  • Oversee proposal/bid development, specifying, and production for passive house windows
  • Consult with C-suite on company scaling, sales strategy, and product development
  • Review building drawings & specifications and perform takeoffs
  • Represent the company in ongoing interactions with project architects, engineers, and developers

Energy Engineer, CodeGreen Solutions

  • Lead energy audits and Cx/RCx studies of large-scale commercial buildings and tenants for LL87 and LEED
  • Utilize and develop MS Excel models to project energy savings, life cycle costs, ROI, and GHG reductions
  • Interpret mechanical drawings and work closely with building engineers to understand mechanical and operational nuances
  • Produce high quality technical and non-technical reports in MS Word and present findings to clients
  • Spearhead internal office sustainability improvements in waste reduction and employee wellness

Undergraduate Education

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Environmental Studies

Other Degrees & Certifications

  • Certified Energy Manager
  • Certified Passive House Consultant

Current Interests

  • Full-time employment
  • Networking