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Leila Banihani Named Vice President of Operations to Oversee All CMC Programs

CMC Energy Services, Inc. (CMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Leila Banihani to Vice President of Operations. In this new role, Banihani will oversee all programs at CMC, representing multiple utilities in multiple states. CMC’s 23 energy efficiency programs represent utility clients across six states, from Maryland to Massachusetts, and include the country’s #1 ranked energy efficiency program by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the top-rated utility in the east region for customer satisfaction by J.D. Power. Based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, CMC Energy Services has offices in Cranbury, New Jersey, Yalesville, Connecticut, and Westborough, […]

New Beginnings: CMC Celebrates 40 Years of Service

This summer, the yearlong celebration of CMC Energy Services’ 40th anniversary began with a special ribbon‐cutting ceremony, held at the new Fort Washington, Pennsylvania location. Founded on October 13, 1977 by energy innovator Doris Iklé, CMC has been a women‐owned and women‐operated enterprise ever since. Doris’ daughter Mimi Iklé‐Khalsa, CMC’s current owner and board chair, and Eileen McGinnis, CMC president and CEO, offered inspiring remarks during the event about CMC’s pioneering leader and about the passionate people now working at all levels and all locations throughout the company.

New CFO Joins CMC Energy Services

Since January 2017, Lisa Stotts has been serving as chief financial officer at CMC Energy Services, based in Fort Washington, Pa, with locations in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Stotts’ decades-long career spans several appointments as CFO and vice president of finance for multi-million dollar companies, in addition to extensive accounting leadership experience for Marriott International, Inc.

CMC Energy Services to Rebrand Northeast Locations; Energy Conservation Leader Fortifies Services Under One Banner

Ft. Washington, Pa. (March 30, 2017) — CMC Energy Services (CMC), a pioneer in the energy conservation industry since 1977 and a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, announces the rebranding of its Competitive Resources (CRI) offices in Connecticut and Massachusetts as CMC.

CMC Set to Deliver Water Conservation Education and Lower Utility Bills for Philadelphia Residents

CMC will perform water audits, provide education and install…

Quality Control: A Brave New World

As the home performance industry continues to evolve; we see increasingly rigorous standards…

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“Drive” Your Boiler Sensibly and Save

Imagine your car runs only at full throttle. You tap the gas pedal and the car zooms to top speed…

Recognizing — and Rewarding — Our Employees for the Many Contributions They Make

One of the things I like most about my position at CMC is the opportunity to provide good living-wage jobs that allow people to support themselves and their families. The residential energy-efficiency sector in particular offers skilled entry-level jobs that provide good wages and benefits. And it is always a pleasure to watch when employees take entry-level jobs and then grow and take on more and more responsibility. Some of our employees for whom this is true include: Mike Waller, who started as a scheduler in 2010, and was promoted to scheduling team leader in 2011. Michelle Tyson, who started […]

Outreach Provides a Participation Boost for New Jersey Comfort Partners

Cold-calling is an effective way to reach customers, but meeting face-to-face has proven much more successful. It’s an age-old marketing problem: You’ve got a great service you know people need, but you’re searching for the best way to reach them so they can benefit from it. It’s a challenge that program managers at New Jersey Comfort Partners — which offers free energy audits and efficiency measures to eligible low-income families — know well. “We knew we had to try something different,” says Tom Desimpel, CMC’s energy program manager, whose team performs outreach and audits on behalf of Comfort Partners. Tom […]

A Woman on a Mission

Challenges and opportunities abound for CMC’s first female energy auditor Antoinette Hewish-Schmid has seen a lot she likes in her first months as CMC’s first female home energy auditor — especially the expression on the faces of new clients when they open the door to meet her. “It’s a look of pleasant surprise,” says Antoinette, who administers the audits for the PECO Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP). For some program recipients — especially the many single mothers the program serves — the prospect of letting a stranger into their home can provoke anxiety. But with Antoinette on the job, […]