As President, Paul is responsible for the overall performance and management of the organization. He also serves as the Senior Technology Officer, guiding the business in the production of technical tools which support our mission.
In a career spanning more than 4 decades, Paul has acquired a high level of expert knowledge on how to optimize energy use in buildings. In his early career as a practicing consultant with Giffels Associates, H. H. Angus and Associates and Engineering Interface, he developed a strong foundation in mechanical and HVAC engineering principals, which has driven the evolution of the tools we use to provide effective building performance solutions.
Paul brings valuable business experience to Dimax Building Performance as the founder of the business and the guiding influence over its 30 year history. His leadership skills are helping the organization establish a leading position in the delivery of building performance services.
Paul earned a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Toronto and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada.
Vice President, Operations
As Vice President of Operations, Forbes is responsible for ensuring the organization's operating team continually delivers value to our clients according to our Three Tiers of Value: Reducing Energy Use, Improving Standards of Performance, and Maximizing Effectiveness of Asset Renewal.
With over 16 years in the Building Automation & Controls industry, Forbes' responsibilities have focused on the design, implementation, monitoring and operation of building automation systems in a wide variety of applications including commercial office, industrial, institutional, multi-unit residential, condominiums, mission-critical facilities and hospitals.
Early in his career Forbes realized that designing and implementing a truly effective building automation system is a significant challenge when the manner in which buildings operate is difficult to predict and their specific needs evolve over time.
By paying close attention to the relationships between building automation systems, the equipment they control, and how they react to the dynamics of building use and operation, Forbes has consistently delivered results in balancing comfort and uptime with energy conservation.
Forbes earned a Bachelor of Science from Trent University, majoring in Physics and Environmental Science.
Vice President, Business Development
As Vice President of Business Development, Peter is responsible for ensuring the organization remains focused on achieving its growth objectives by identifying new clients and business opportunities across multiple markets.
With over 25 years of experience in the commercial and corporate real estate industry, with past tenures at SNC-Lavalin O&M, CB Richard Ellis and O&Y Enterprise, Peter's responsibilities have included developing strategic solutions and business partnerships in the areas of Facilities Management, Project Management, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources and Information Technology. He has consistently delivered "real" results to his clients that have strengthened operations and enhanced asset value.
Through this wealth of knowledge and experience Peter understands and appreciates the challenges facing real estate owners and managers, and has the ability to analyze and deliver new and innovative solutions to improve building performance and asset value.
Peter earned an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and an Honors Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business.