John P. Ciovacco, the President of Aztech Geothermal, LLC. often serves as a resource to building owners, developers, construction companies, engineers, architects and investors regarding the latest renewable and energy efficiency technologies, government incentives and financing options. He chairs the educational sessions at NY-GEO’s annual heat pump conference which is widely regarded as the largest and most comprehensive in the nation. He has been a registered party to seven public utility rate cases (i.e., National Grid [Upstate], Central Hudson, O&R, ConEd, National Grid [Long Island], NYSEG/RG&E, and Corning Gas) representing the New York Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO) as a board member. John serves on the Advisory Board for HEET, a Boston-based group advocating building electrification through GeoMicro Districts installed by existing gas utilities. Recently he was appointed to the NYS Department of Public Service’s Strategic Advisory Group for Building Electrification to help guide policy and regulations needed to meet energy and climate goals for New York.
John is an Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified GeoExchange Designer (CGD), International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) Accredited Installer (AI), a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certified Contractor, and a Certified Green Professional with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Union College.