For over 30 years, M&E Engineers has been on the cutting edge of alternative energy in Somerville, NJ, for mechanical and electrical technology, and innovation, and has grown to become one of the most recognized and sought-after mechanical and electrical engineering consulting firms in the Mid Atlantic region. Providing a full range of engineering, design, and advisory services for HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection systems, M&E Engineers has built a diverse client base that includes Fortune 100 firms, private owners, educational institutions, and state, county, and local governments, etc.
William Amann, PE, LEED Fellow, DCEP - President
For nearly 30 years, William Amann has built M&E Engineers on a firm foundation of specialized expertise, dedication to cutting-edge innovation and technology, and a deep commitment to sustainable alternative energy. With more than 35 years of experience, Bill is one of the very few engineers who is an expert in both mechanical and electrical engineering.
Bill is a former Chairman of the New Jersey chapter of the United States Green Building Council, is a sponsoring member of Urban Green, the New York branch of the United States Green Building Council and is the current Chairman of the Somerset County Energy Council.
In October 2015, Bill was named as a LEED Fellow by the GBCI and USGBC. This extremely prestigious designation is awarded to those few LEED Professionals globally, whose contributions to sustainability and energy efficiency are deemed to be significant to the advancement of green building. Licensed Professional Engineer in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
Gerard Hazel, LEED AP BD+C & AP O+M, ASHRAE CPMP & HBDP - Commissioning Agent
With over three decades of experience in the HVAC/Construction industry and extensive expertise in the design, building, and operations of High-Performance Buildings, Gerard Hazel has become one of the most sought-after specialist professionals in the Mid Atlantic region.
Gerry is certified by ASHRAE as a Commissioning Process Management Professional and High-Performance Building Design Professional. His abilities include Commissioning, Retro-Commissioning LEED Consulting, Energy Modeling, and Energy Audits. Gerry has worked on over 35 LEED projects for New Construction, Existing Buildings, Core and Shell, and Commercial Interiors rating systems, and also assists building owners with achieving Energy Star Certifications and identifying energy efficiency incentives.
Gerry was a training instructor for both the New Jersey and NYC chapters of the United States Green Building Council and gives lectures at various conferences about LEED and Commissioning. Also, he served on the boards of USGBC-NJ and BCA Northeast.
Frank Tutelo, PE, LEED AP, CEA - Lead Electrical Engineer
With a stellar reputation as a proactive, solutions-oriented electrical engineer, since joining M&E Engineers in 2000, Frank has helmed an incredibly diverse portfolio of multi-million dollar electrical design builds and construction projects in the Mid-Atlantic region.
His impressive background in both electrical contracting and electrical engineering has made him uniquely positioned to merge the theoretical solutions with practical implementations. As the author of the test protocols, used as the Verizon Standard for Switchboards, Frank is considered a vanguard of the industry.
Before earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Frank served his country as an aircraft electrician on attack squadron VA-83, assigned for deployment from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Saratoga. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey.
Greg Sydlowski, PE, LEED AP, CEA - Lead Mechanical Engineer
Greg, who has been with the firm since 2007, has been instrumental in the development and implementation of M&E Engineer's Level I and Level II energy audit procedures and calculations. His approach to both preliminary "walk through" audits and more detailed evaluations of building energy systems has become the hallmark of M&E's comprehensive energy solutions model.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Greg specializes in energy and airflow modeling using the latest technology, including TileFlow, eQUEST, DesignBuilder, EnergyPro, and a variety of Autodesk software programs. He also has an extensive background in designing mechanical systems for telecommunications and other mission-critical data centers that meet and exceed Tier I through Tier IV requirements. This unique level of experience has made Greg the "Go To" for mission-critical projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Greg is one of the top mechanical engineering consultants in New Jersey as well as being a licensed Professional Engineer.
Drew DePalma, LEED AP, WELL AP - Director of Operations
Drew has played a critical role in the success of M&E Engineers. As the Director of Operations, he is responsible for securing new business, developing relationships with clients and potential clients, overseeing bids and proposals, and managing the complicated schedules and budgets of dozens of projects at any given time. His organizational skills and proactive, problem-solving have made him invaluable to our engineering consulting firm.
Personally dedicated to green energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable design, Drew has helped to spearhead M&E Engineers' ever-increasing involvement with green initiative programs and educational events. This dedication extends far beyond the office. Drew is the US Green Building Council Students Regional Chair for New Jersey and is a committee member of his township's Environmental and Open Space Commission. He also recently became a WELL Accredited Professional, which signifies extensive knowledge of human health and wellness in the built environment.