Scott ReesRegional Higher Education Executive
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Scott Rees heads up business development in the Western Region of North America including the State of Hawaii for Johnson Controls. His responsibilities include energy solution sales utilizing Performance Contracting. His expertise in energy and facilities provides a unique understanding of the technological and economic trends affecting college facilities.
Currently Scott is working together with the University of Hawaii Community College (UHCC) System in the development of energy projects that will help reduce the UHCC’s energy consumption, provide renewable technologies that will produce clean Green energy, and is also supporting the University of Hawaii Community College’s efforts in providing one of the country’s first educational curriculum programs of its kind that will be tied directly to both sustainability projects, reduction of energy consumption and renewal technology, giving the students and faculty real hands on experience at each of UHCC’s campuses.
Scott has worked in the energy solutions field for over 25 years. In that time he has successfully completed over 75 projects in Higher Education, K-12, State and Local Government, and Health Care industries. Throughout his career he has been a trusted energy consultant and advisor helping his customers save millions of dollars in energy costs. He immerses himself in understanding the key issues his customers face and through this knowledge has been able to guide them to significant energy savings during both the development and construction phases of successful, creative and cost effective solutions.
During Scott’s career he has had the opportunity of working for many of the industry leaders in the energy conservation space including Johnson Controls, Inc., Landis and Gyr, Siemens Building Technologies, and Honeywell International. Working with these diverse companies has provided Scott a wealth of industry leading innovative and technically superior ideas that he has been able to share with his customers.
Scott’s greatest asset is his commitment to his customers which includes possessing strong listening skills that allow him to truly understand their needs, concerns and pain and to match these to his industry knowledge resulting in solutions and technologies that help solve his customer’s needs.