Lucas joined Novak Group in 2010 as Vice President of Energy Solutions. Prior to joining Novak Group, Lucas worked with Schneider Electric, a large energy efficiency and performance contracting firm. It was there he received extensive training in project management of energy efficient retrofits for school districts, municipalities and universities. Prior to joining Schneider, Lucas worked with TAC.
Some of his past experience includes:
- Led efforts of a large university performance contract valued at $13.7 million dollars. Through his and his team’s efforts, the project included a guaranteed utility savings of $1.5 million annually.
- Managed the installation and led a third party commissioning team of an $8.1 million dollar performance contract in a Houston area school district. Scope of work included district wide water fixture upgrades, complete HVAC control system, lighting retrofit, new 1600 ton central chilled water plant with approximately two miles of underground piping. Because of these improvements, energy costs were reduced by 27 percent district wide.
Lucas received his Bachelor of Administration from Baylor University.