New Orleans, Louisiana 
Tel: 504-483-6797


  • U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional since 2004.
  • Certified Energy-Manager-In-Training (EMIT), Association of Energy Engineers. 
  • Licensed Engineer-In-Training (EIT), State of Louisiana.
  • Professional and public speaker.
  • Research and writing regarding sustainable design/ green building, grants, RFP/Qs and project funding.
  • Facilties, bridge and construction site inspections.
  • Development of RFP/Qs, bids and construction specifications..
  • Project coordination between clients, manufacturers, building officials, subcontractors and stakeholders..
  • Knowledge of Louisiana Real Estate laws and urban planning concepts (LA real estate license, 1996.)
  • Business develop and event coordination.
  • Market research surveys and publication assistance.
  • Architectural and graphic design.
  • Computer software (PC): MS Windows, MS Word and Excel, Outlook, Lotus, Access, Powerpoint, WordPerfect, AutoCAD 2004, Maintenance Connection (facilities software), MasterBuilder. Internet research since 1996.  
  • Energy Simulation Software: Siemens Apogee Insight v3.1, Genesys lightign design software, Energy10, COMcheck and REScheck.
  • Website design using HTML, Netscape and Photoshop. Experience with MACs. 
  • Design and hand drafting of residential and commercial buildings.

Graduate work in Environmental Studies - Tulane University, 1990-91
Graduate work in Civil Engineering/Urban Planning - University of New Orleans, Fall 1988
B.S. in Civil Engineering - Tulane University, May 1988
Physics/Math majors - Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA - 1983 -1985

Boilers Operations and Maintenance course - American Trainco, 2014
Metering course - ElectroIndustries, 2013

Building Operator Course - NEEP, 2007
Certified Energy Manager course -AEE, 2007
AutoCAD 2002 - Norwalk Community College, 2001

Passive Solar Design course - AUWS, 1998
AutoCAD 12/13 - The San Francisco Institute of Architecture, 1997

Website Design I and II including Html - Bellevue (WA) Community College, 1998
Inspections and Safety/OSHA Training - Travelers Insurance Company, 1990


Energy Engineer/ Building Systems Supervisor
        2012-2014, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Sustainable Design Consultant (Connecticut)
        1997-2012, Debra Lombard Sustainability Research & Consulting

        2007-2012, New Haven Green Drinks, Founder and Organizer
        2007-2009, Common Vision Inc., Design Build Company
        2002-2006, The RETEC Group, Inc.

        1998-2001, Steven Winter Associates

Engineer-In-Training/ Safety Engineer/ Clerk-of-The-Works
        1992-1996, Lionel E. Flotte and Associates

Junior Engineer/ Project Manager
        1993-1994, St. Tammany Parish Dept. of Public Works

Safety Engineer
        1988-1990, Travelers Insurance Company

Store Manager/ Interior Designer
        1985-1988, British Antiques of New Orleans

Art Gallery Owner/webmaster


CT Green Expo at Southern Connecticut State University
Gateway Commuinity College

Sustainable Building Advisor Institute
CT Associates of Zoning and Plannig Officials

CT Green Building Council
CT Solar Energy Association
New Haven Green Drinks

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