Steve Doty, P.E., CEM

Steve Doty, P.E., CEM

Energy Engineering

Biographical Information

Steve Doty is skilled in Mechanical and Energy Engineering for the commercial and industrial building industry. Mr. Doty has authored and co-authored energy industry handbooks, published journal articles in reviewed energy publications and presented papers at the World Energy Engineering Congress.

Areas of Interest

  • Energy Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • HVAC Design and Evaluation
  • Automatic Control
  • Quality Control


  • B.S., Engineering Technology, cum laude
    University of Central Florida

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Energy Management


  • Professional Engineering Licensure (PE)
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • LEED Certified Professional
  • Certified Ground Source Heat Pump Designer (CGD)
  • OSHA Confined Space Training

Professional Experience

  • Principal Engineer / Energy Engineer, Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Mechanical Engineer/Commissioning Project Manager, Farnsworth Group
  • Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Schendt Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineer, Halliwell Engineering
  • Engineering Manager, Sverdrup Corp.
  • Mechanical Engineer, Peninsula Engineering Inc.
  • Application Engineer, Johnson Controls Inc.


Energy Management Handbook, Fairmont Press, Editor, 2007-
Commercial Energy Auditing Reference Handbook, Fairmont Press, Author, 2008-
Automatic Controls, chapter in Energy Management Handbook 6e, Author, 2006

Information from Interval Data, Paper Presented at World Energy Engineering Congress, Washington DC, 2013
ECM Measure Interactions in Chilled Water Systems, Paper Presented at World Energy Engineering Congress, Washington DC, 2010
Simultaneous Heating and Cooling - the HVAC Blight, Paper Presented at WEEC, Washington DC, 2008
Simplifying the Commissioning Process, Paper Presented to WEEC, Washington DC, 2006

Percent per Degree Rule of Thumb for Refrigeration Cycle Improvement, Energy Engineering Journal, 2014
Part Load HVAC Efficiency, Energy Engineering Journal, 2010
Building Operations: Balancing Energy Efficiency with Indoor Air Quality, Energy Engineering Journal, 2009
Designing for Reliability, ASHRAE Journal (American Society of Heating Ventilating and Refrigeration Engineers), 2008, Re-printed in RACA Journal (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Africa), South Africa, 2008
Strategic Facility Guidelines for Improved Energy Efficiency in New Buildings, Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment, 2007.  Re-printed in Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology 
Energy Efficiency in Computer Data Centers, Energy Engineering Journal, 2006, Reprinted in 2008 in SHASE Magazine (The Society of Heating, Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan), 2008
Applying DX Equipment in Humid Climates, ASHRAE Journal, 2001, re-printed 2004


  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)