• M.S. Architectural Engineering, 1973 Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S. Architectural Engineering, 1973 Pennsylvania State University
  • Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania by examination, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey
  • Certified Energy Manager
  • Certified Energy Manager, The Association of Energy Engineers 
  • American Association of Cost Engineering
  • American Society of Heating Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers
  • Building Officials and Code Administrators
  • Consulting Engineers Council
  • American Society of Architectural Engineers
Profile: Tom Tate, CEM, PE


Tom Tate is an award-winning and published engineer who is a frequent lecturer at professional gatherings such as the American Institute of Architects.  In addition to his registration as a professional engineer in nine states, Mr. Tate is a Certified Energy Manager.  He has also been certified as a Technical Analyst by the State of New Jersey Board of Utilities.    


As Vice President, Project Manager and Chief Mechanical Engineer for Gillan & Hartmann, continuously over the past 36 years, Tom has been responsible for more than $1 billion in mechanical construction. He is an expert in computer simulation of facility environmental controls for energy savings and economically sound return on investment decisions.


Under his technical direction and creative approach to HVAC system renovation and retrofit, (Energy Grant Program, Department of Defense programs, and utility company incentive programs), more than $10 million in investments have resulted in paybacks of 2.5 years.