Staff Bio | Russell King, M.E.

Russell King, M.E.

Vice President, Energy Efficiency Services

As VP of Energy Efficiency Services, Russ develops innovative systems and methods to improve building efficiency through better codes, code training and HVAC design and optimization. He has also been able to put his experience with energy codes, building testing and diagnostics, training and HVAC design to work as the lead trainer and curriculum developer for the BayREN Codes and Standards training program. In addition, Russ administers Benningfield's Investor Owned Utility Codes and Standards team's Compliance Improvement Advisory Group.

Russ has been with Benningfield Group since July 2014, coming from a decade spent managing his own consulting business. Before that, he ran two separate mechanical engineering departments.

Outside of work Russ is an outdoorsman, spending his time woodworking, boating and fishing. He is also an active volunteer, performing community service work through Project 61 and the Sierra Service Project.

Russ holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Resources Engineering, with an emphasis on Energy, from Humboldt State University.