The Building Retrofit Strategy Team at Apogee Enterprises Inc. has hired Anastasia Flanegin as an energy engineer. As part of its team, she reports to energy team leader Mike Sheppy, P.E., C.E.M. Both are located in the Denver, area and are working together with Wisconsin-based director Kevin Robbins.
Flanegin works with the Apogee Building Retrofit team, in conjunction with Apogee businesses, to assist building owners and property managers in evaluating the benefits of window renovation and upgrades, such as improving the appearance of the building; saving energy by reducing building loads on HVAC systems; reducing operations and maintenance costs; while increasing property value and tenant retention. The team offers energy modeling, product selection and design assistance, and a network of installers covering North America.
Certified as a Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) through ASHRAE, Flanegin also is professionally accredited through the International WELL Building Institute (WELL AP) and is a LEED accredited professional (LEED AP) through the U.S. Green Building Council. She maintains her credentials in LEED for building design and construction (LEED BD+C) and for building operations and maintenance (LEED O+M).
A certified Engineer in Training (EIT), she is studying for the Professional Engineer license exam, as well as a certified Project Management Professional. She earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and will soon graduate with a master’s degree in international management-finance from Colorado State University.
Flanegin worked as a mechanical project engineer at MEP Engineering Inc. She previously held similar roles at other Colorado-based mechanical and electrical engineering firms, including as a mechanical project engineer with Given and Associates Inc. and as a mechanical designer with JCAA Consulting Engineers LLC.
Along with her professional and educational accomplishments, Flanegin is fluent in Russian, a frequent traveler and an active member of ASHRAE.