Association of Energy Engineers: "Project of the Year".

  • Excellence in Energy Engineering - Energy Optimization work performed at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2000.
  • Excellence in Energy Engineering - Demand-Controlled Ventilation work performed at Hewlett Packard in 2005.
  • Winner – Professional Development / Trainer Award 2018.

USGBC LEED Certifications where EMA provided Commissioning Services.


    • CI Harvard FAS Museum of Comparative Zoology - Cambridge (Mar 2015)
    • CI Harvard Grad. School of Education-Gutman Library-Cambridge, MA (Feb 2013)
    • CI Harvard GSE Long Distance Learning Center - Cambridge, MA (Jul 2010)
    • NC Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary - Wellfleet, MA (Aug 2008)
  • GOLD

    • CI Harvard FAS Molecular & Cellular Biology - Cambridge, MA (Aug 2011)
    • CI Harvard FAS Center for Brain Science - Cambridge, MA (Aug 2011)
    • CI Harvard FAS Chemical Teaching Labs - Cambridge, MA (Sep 2010)
    • CI Harvard FAS Biophysics Labs - Cambridge, MA (Aug 2010)
    • CI Harvard FAS Jacobson Chemistry Labs - Cambridge, MA (Jun 2010)



    • CI Brighton Public Library - Boston, MA (Dec 2011)
    • CI Beacon Capital Partners Corporate Offices - Boston, MA (Aug 2007)

    • NC Project Place Gatehouse - Boston, MA (Jul 2009)
    • Certified - NC Third Sector New England - Boston, MA (Aug 2005)

About Us

Welcome to Energy Management Associates, Inc. (EMA).

EMA is a consulting engineering firm specializing in Energy Engineering, ASHRAE Level 1-2-3 Energy Audits, and HVAC Controls Commissioning. EMA provides its customers with LEED™ Commissioning, Retro-Commissioning, Continuous Commissioning, Continuous Re-Commissioning, Real-Time Predictive Energy Models, investment grade energy audits, DOE2.2 supported energy simulations and traditional HVAC troubleshooting. As a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), EMA encourages LEED™ Commissioning and Certification of sustainable energy-saving designs.



Steve Di Giacomo, PE, CEM, CPMP is a Registered Professional Engineer holding licenses in MA, RI, NY, NJ, PA and ME in Mechanical Engineering. He is an AEE Certified Energy Manager, and ASHRAE certified commissioning process management professional. Mr Di Giacomo has logged over thirty years of specialized Energy Engineering HVAC auditing, analysis, design, commissioning and facility operations experience with industrial, research, hospital, chemical, pharmaceutical and commercial facilities at both the site and corporate levels. He co-teaches a popular NESEA 3-hour workshop "Lessons Learned from High Performance Buildings: What Went Wrong? Why did they not Perform?", is NESEA moderator, and a panelist at AEE Technology Roundtable events.. Mr. Di Giacomo has authored a number of articles on CO2 based demand-controlled ventilation (DCV) in both Engineered Systems Magazine and the Journal of Energy Engineering. Mr Di Giacomo was designated by ENERGY STAR as "Most Active Licensed Professional", certifying over 100 buildings each year for ENERGY STAR Awards, as well as provides e-Filings for BERDO and BEUDO and other Municipal Ordinances.