ReVireo provides analysis, consulting, and verification services to help clients determine and achieve target levels of energy efficiency and sustainability for building projects throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.
We were founded in 2009 by two lifelong friends and outdoor enthusiasts who sought to reduce the impact of the built environment on the natural environment. Their mission, to enable clients to generate a return on investment in the energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings, remains our mission today.
Our friendly, attentive, and reliable team of experts includes HERS Raters, IECC/HERS Compliance Specialists, DOE ZERH Verifiers, PHIUS+ Raters & Verifiers, NGBS Green Verifiers, LEED Accredited Professionals & Green Raters, Building Energy Modeling Professionals, Certified Building Commissioning Professionals, Certified Energy Managers, Existing Building Commissioning Professionals, and Professional Engineers.
Matthew Kaplan, Cofounder & CEO, has over a decade of experience in real estate development and green building. He previously worked for New Brunswick Development Corporation and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and administered a U.S. EPA-funded grant project to reduce carbon emissions throughout New Jersey.
Matthew has won awards for his work on building energy codes from the New Jersey Builders Association. He currently serves on the Market Leadership Advisory Board of the New Jersey Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Matthew is also a member of New Jersey Passive House, and an advocate for passive house design principles.Read More
Matthew received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Corporate Finance, Management, and Marketing at the New York University Stern School of Business. He is also a graduate of Rutgers College and the Edward J. Bloustein School, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Planning & Public Policy. Matthew is also a LEED AP BD+C.
Benjamin Cohen, Cofounder & CTO, has over a decade of experience in energy efficient/sustainable design and construction. He has delivered seminars and professional training on building energy codes and green building programs to national audiences.
Benjamin has also won awards for his work on building energy codes from the New Jersey Builders Association. He currently serves on the Green Committee of the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia, and similar committees for other regional industry associations.Read More
Benjamin received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Union College. He is a HERS, PHIUS+, and LEED Green Rater, a DOE ZERH, PHIUS+ and NGBS Verifier, and an ICC Residential Energy Inspection/Plans Examiner.
Tara Shah, VP Business Development, has primary responsibility for ReVireo’s brand and its relationship with valued clients and partners. She has over sixteen years of experience in home building, real estate, brand development, marketing strategy and advertising communications. Tara focuses on supporting clients’ strategic visions. Her experiences working on both the client side and vendor side of businesses enables her to connect with clients on a deeper and collaborative level.Read More
Prior to joining ReVireo, Tara worked in home building for Pulte Group and in branding, marketing and advertising for Wilton Brands, Toys“R”Us and Sirius Advertising. Tara holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, and Associate of Science in Advertising from Johnson & Wales University.
DSR Engineering, P.C. works in partnership with ReVireo to perform energy modeling, HVAC design, engineering design review, commissioning, retro-commissioning, equipment performance testing, energy audits, and more.
Daryl Strom is the President of DSR Engineering, P.C. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Bioenvironmental Engineering from Rutgers University and his Master of Engineering (MEng) degree in Energy Systems Engineering from Lehigh University. Mr. Strom is a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in New Jersey (24GE05222700), New York (100222), Pennsylvania (PE088324), and Connecticut (34090). Additionally, he is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), a Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP), a Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP), and an Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP).
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