Austin Van Heusen


Energy Auditor, Green Building Hawaii

Austin is our lead Energy Auditor for Green Building Hawaii projects.  Graduate of the University of Hawaii-Maui College (UHMC) Liberal Arts program, Austin has successfully completed the Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP) training through the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui’s (SLIM) program with the Maui Smart Grid Project. As a result of his training, he is a RESNET® certified HERS Rater, he has his LEED GA accreditation as well as being the only Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) in the County of Maui.  When attending UHMC Austin also had the opportunity to work with the HTDC/Innovate Program via SLIM as an instructor and coordinator for the manufacturing energy auditing internship program, through which he taught students to audit manufacturing companies and develop recommendations to reduce energy and resource use in local manufacturing business.  During Austin’s employment with Green Building Hawaii he has performed financial grade audits on over 250 buildings covering over 3 million square feet of building area, managed the installation of over 45,000 LED lamps or fixtures in over 20 different facilities, and worked with over 30 different interns in green training programs.  Through years of collaboration with Hawaii Energy, Austin has a great relationship with our local representative Walter Enomoto as well as representatives State wide.  In the last few years Austin has processed over $250,000 worth of Hawaii Energy rebates for our satisfied customers.