Joseph J Watson, PE, CxA, LEED AP
Senior Project Engineer
The principal consultant and founder of E3 Designs, Joseph J. Watson, has over 30 years of experience in all areas of the HVAC industry. He is a licensed, Professional Engineer, a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA), and was recently certified by ASHRAE as a Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP). A graduate of the prestigious Carnegie-Mellon University in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Watson began his career as a Systems Sales Engineer with the Trane Company. After two years, he entered the consulting field as an HVAC systems specialist performing energy conservation studies for SAIC in Washington, DC. He moved on to Buffalo, New York, working as a facility energy analyst with The Cannon Group. After earning his MBA in 1984, he was hired by Johnson Controls in Philadelphia to coordinate energy services projects. He then spent 10 years as a chiller plant optimization specialist with Tozour Trane in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania before leaving to form E3 Designs. He is an active member of ASHRAE, and is a former chairman of TC 7.8 dealing with Building Owning and Operating Costs. In his current role as Sr. Project Engineer for E3 Designs, Mr. Watson has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences and seminars including the NFMT annual conferences and has published many articles in industry publications.