John Ciovacco, CGD, CGI, AI
John P. Ciovacco, CGD, CGI, AI, 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 the New York Geothermal Energy Organizations, NY-GEO Annual Conference which is widely regarded as one of the largest and most comprehensive in the nation. He is a consultant to over 15 Networked Geothermal projects in the Northeast, several with utilities such as National Grid, NYSEG/RG&E, and Central Hudson and others with municipalities and private developers. John serves on the Advisory Board for HEET, a Boston-based group advocating building electrification through Networked Geothermal installed by existing gas utilities. In 2021 he was appointed for a two year term 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 the Immediate Past President of NY-GEO, an Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified GeoExchange Designer (CGD), International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) Certified Geothermal Inspector (CGI) and 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.