CoolSys Energy Solutions is proud to provide energy optimization services to companies throughout North America. Key industry sectors include:
Supermarket Chains and Grocery Stores
Non-Food Retail Stores
Telecommunications Data Centers
Light Industrial Facilities
Throughout the U.S.
CoolSys Energy Solutions operates throughout North America with over 60 energy experts supported by a CoolSys network of more than 1,760+ field-based technicians.
Meet Our Team
Anthony Tippins, PE
Anthony Tippins was a Founding Partner and held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Axiom Energy Solutions, LLC which was acquired by Coolsys in April 2018. Mr. Tippins has over 26 years of experience of providing sophisticated, industry leading energy management and control solutions that include a full range of products, engineering, project management and complete turn-key installation services for the supermarket and retail industries worldwide.
Prior to starting Axiom Energy Solutions, Mr. Tippins was a founding partner and held the position of President and Chief Operating Officer in Aztec Energy Partners where he successfully negotiated the sale of the company in 2006 to Danfoss, Inc., a $6.8 Billion privately held Danish Company.
Mr. Tippins has served in numerous other key management and engineering roles including Senior Director of Global Field Services at Danfoss, Vice President of Sales and General Manager at Invensys, Applications and Design Engineer at Hill Phoenix Refrigeration and Senior Director of Maintenance and Energy at Bi-Lo Holdings.
Mr. Tippins is also a retired 23-year Veteran and Commissioned Officer in the United States Naval Reserve and a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Georgia. Anthony is a 1992 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. In 2006, he graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School with an Executive MBA degree.
Kevin Ricci is a Vice President for CoolSys Energy Solutions. He has over 20 years of experience managing National Accounts for large multi-site retailers and has implemented and overseen the operations and management of over $300MM in energy projects. Kevin prides himself on developing trusted partnerships with our customers, so they can maximize the benefits and results of working with the CoolSys Energy team. Building long term sustainable results is a key to how we operate.
Robert has over 28 Years in HVAC&R and EMS industry. Expansive experience with manufacturing, engineering, service, installation, procurement and management for both customers and vendors. Specializes in operational expense reduction initiatives through process improvements and capital deployment.
Natalie Powlas, CEM
Natalie has over 15 years of industry experience, starting her career in Energy Management for Ahold Delhaize. Most recently Natalie manages National Accounts for multi-site retailers implementing large scale energy reduction projects. Natalie is a 2005 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), accredited by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
John is a career refrigeration and EMS services entrepreneur, having started as a young-aged apprentice in his family’s own refrigeration business. He eventually started his own company specializing in refrigeration, EMS controls, and re-commissionings for supermarkets. He has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in both refrigeration and EMS design and installation. He has developed plans, executed, and overseen hundreds of energy efficiency, re-commissioning, and retro-commissioning projects for the largest retailers as well as smaller independent retailers. John prides himself on keeping up with the latest technology in the refrigeration industry and EMS controls. He actively works with manufacturers and end-users to develop, test, and prove out new ideas and technology.
Chris has over 15 years of experience in the North American building controls industry and has held various positions in project management, account management, and sales leadership. He has significant experience supporting multi-site retailers in efforts to implement large scale energy reduction initiatives. Chris places a strong emphasis on customer service and building long-term impactful customer relationships. In addition to being a six year veteran of the United States Air Force, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Arizona.
Aimee has over 22 years’ experience in the construction industry as a finance, accounting, and office manager. She has spent the last 10 years in the energy optimization industry. She specializes in Microsoft Dynamics with a certification in the financial modules. As part of her role with CoolSys Energy Solutions, Aimee is heavily involved in project coordination with account managers, customers and contractors.