Company

Since 2002, Air Solutions & Balancing, LLC has been providing professional air balancing solutions and services to our growing customer base nationally. We strive to meet and exceed the needs of our customers and the demands of the commercial industry. Our corporate office team headquartered in New Hampshire provides key support services throughout the organization and to our customers. We take pride in having a reputation of being responsive and reliable with a focus on providing exceptional services to meet demanding project deadlines.

Offering the following business solutions:

Airadigm Solutions  – Certified technical experts specializing in self-performing commercial HVAC testing, adjusting and balancing regionally and for the national accounts market, fume hood testing services and coordination of building commissioning.

Kitchen Energy Solutions – Established team of certified energy auditors, electricians and installation technicians focused on providing the latest demand control kitchen ventilation energy savings technology and product installations for the commercial kitchen market. The exclusive factory distributor of ecoAZUR systems in the US.

Our Corporate Office Team

Olaf Zwickau

Olaf Zwickau

Owner/CEO

Olaf@AirSolutionsandBalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x702

Olaf Zwickau is President of Air Solutions & Balancing, LLC, established in 2002.  Olaf has over 25 years of experience in the commercial air ventilation industry.  His specific technical expertise includes TAB (Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing) in the commercial HVAC industry, demand control kitchen ventilation technology to obtain energy savings for the commercial kitchen hood market and HVAC Building Commissioning.

Olaf graduated from Bradley University with a B.S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering.  After working for a large commercial kitchen hood manufacturer and gaining testing, adjusting and balancing experience, he earned his air balancing certification through the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) in 1996.  Olaf co-founded Air Solutions Engineering, Inc. located in Cincinnati, Ohio to build a successful kitchen hood representative firm and air balancing company.  In 2002, Olaf moved to New Hampshire and started Air Solutions & Balancing, LLC, with an emphasis on the air balancing industry, as well as kitchen hood sales and demand control kitchen ventilation.  Over the years, Olaf has earned his Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credential, as well as being NEBB certified in HVAC systems commissioning.

Olaf is actively involved with various roles in the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce including being a member of the education leadership committee, serves as the current President of the NEBB Northeast EBB Chapter, an active member of the Marketing Board for the NEBB organization, past Vice President of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), a former adjunct instructor and current board member at a New Hampshire Community College, in support of their heating, ventilation and air conditioning program.  He is also a member of the Bedford Men’s Club, an organization dedicated to philanthropic works within the community.

When not working, or engaged with family or friends, Olaf enjoys a variety of recreational pursuits, including enjoying the great outdoors, mountain and road biking, as well as his passion for cars by rebuilding an old jeep. His biggest annual philanthropic contribution, The Pan-Mass Challenge, is a cancer fund raiser for the Dana Farber Institute which constitutes of a 200-mile bike ride.

Sheila Lufbery

Sheila Lufbery

Chief Financial Officer

Sheila@AirSolutionsandBalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x701

Sheila has been a member of our team since June 2011.  As our Chief Financial Officer she manages all accounting and financial responsibilities for Air Solutions & Balancing and its’ business divisions.  She also holds a key role in our financial planning, budgeting and long range forecasting.  Sheila brings over 30 years of experience in construction finances and related administrative functions.

When away from work, Sheila enjoys spending time with her family in addition to gardening, traveling, reading and being outdoors.

Dan Bryan

Dan Bryan

Chief Operating Officer

Dan.Bryan@AiradigmSolutions.com
(817) 764-7102 x710

Dan has built his career over the past 23 years specializing in the commercial HVAC industry.  He is a Certified Professional in both TAB and Building Systems Commissioning. Over the course of his career, Dan has held senior management positions with both mechanical contractors and balancing firms. His background includes: Commercial Installation Division Manager for a Dallas-Fort Worth-based Mechanical Contractor and was also a Vice President of Field Operations; performing estimations, customer relations, leading and assisting customer projects, and mentoring a team of TAB technicians. He has a proven track record both as an operating and advisory level as a project manager, new business development manager, with technical reviews experience to strategic planning.  As the COO for our Airadigm Solutions business division, his focus is on overall operational efficiency and continuous improvement for our regional teams in supporting our customers and their projects.

Outside of work, Dan and his wife enjoy time with their family and granddaughter.

Brian Sharkey

Brian Sharkey

Chief Training Officer

brian.sharkey@airadigmsolutions.com
(303) 222-7130 x720

Brian’s primary is focused on the technical onboarding and development of our Airadigm Solutions’ TAB Technicians nationwide.  He has worked in the field of Building Environment Systems for over 25 years.  His HVAC experience involves multiple aspects of the industry, to include installation, maintenance, TAB and Commissioning.  Over the years he received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas Arlington, became a NEBB Certified Professional in HVAC and Plumbing Commissioning, Air & Hydronics and Sound & Vibration. Additionally, he is a LEED Certified AP – Existing Buildings and Level 1 Snell Thermography certified. Projects have been performed throughout the US and Middle East.  Brian’s primary focus is on regional office operations and assisting with TAB technician training across the organization.

When he is not traveling coast to coast training our technician team members or assisting on TAB field projects, he enjoys spending time outside hiking or mountain biking Colorado’s Crested Butte or time on the golf course.

Lisa Simpson

Lisa Simpson

Accounting | Human Resources

Lisa@AirSolutionsandBalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x713

Lisa joined Air Solutions & Balancing in November of 2015.  She brings with her over 15 years of construction accounting experience. Lisa is primarily responsible for payroll, certified payroll and accounts payable.  In addition to her accounting responsibilities, Lisa serves as our Human Resources representative and a member of our Safety Committee.

During her free time, Lisa enjoys being outdoors kayaking and spending time supporting her kids at their athletic activities and school events.

Gisela Rogers

Gisela Rogers

Accounting | Receivables

Gisela@AirSolutionsandBalancing.com

(603) 262-9292 x712

Gisela as the newest addition to the corporate office and our Accounting team. She joins Air Solutions with over 15 years of finance, accounting, client relations and a strong understanding of the construction industry.

She is originally from Texas but most recently moved to NH from Las Vegas with her husband and three daughters. In her free time, their three daughters keep them extremely busy between school activities and roadtrips exploring the seacoast and New England.

Peter Zwickau

Peter Zwickau

Safety Officer & Quality Assurance Manager

Peter@AirSolutionsandBalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x736

In May of 2015, Peter decided to make a career change and support his son’s company as Air Solutions & Balancing’s Safety Officer and Quality Assurance Manager. He is responsible for the corporate safety program. Additionally, Peter is responsible for the coordination and management of all capital and equipment purchases.

Peter has two graduate degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering, and a sound foundation for understanding and solving the many problems associated with the safety, operation and maintenance of companies. He started his career in Germany, then relocated to the United States in 1981 and built an amazing and impressive career traveling internationally.

When not working, Peter enjoys the beautiful Florida weather playing tennis.

Marie Beaulier

Marie Beaulier

Recruiting | Marketing

Marie@AirSolutionsandBalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x703

Marie joined the Air Solutions & Balancing team in early 2016. She brings over 30 years of corporate administrative experience. Her responsibilities include supporting the President on various projects while managing different office operational areas of the business such as recruitment and onboarding, marketing, facilities management, and corporate event coordination.

Relocating to New Hampshire a few years ago, Marie enjoys spending her free time exploring and participating in all seasonal activities New England offers.

Our Project Management Team

Colby Nugent

Colby Nugent

Senior Project Manager - TAB New England

Colby.Nugent@USABalancing.com
(603) 262-929 x739

Colby started as a Field Technician with Air Solutions & Balancing in 2015. His exceptional technical abilities and customer service skills quickly led him to a promotion as Project Manager and now Senior Project Manager. In addition to working closely with the technicians, Colby continues to enjoy client relations, technician project scheduling, traveling to customer sites and serves as a key liaison for timely and accurate report coordination.

Outside of work, Colby enjoys spending time with family and friends enjoying many seasonal outdoor activities from boating to snowboarding.

Taylor Wheeler

Taylor Wheeler

Project Manager - TAB New England

Taylor.Wheeler@USABalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x734

Taylor joined Air Solutions & Balancing in 2015 as a TAB Technician supporting our many New England customers projects in the field. In 2017, he shifted his career into the office by joining the project management team as an Assistant Project Manager. Taylor recently obtained his NEBB Certified Technician certification and received a promotion to Project Manager.  His attention to detail, exceptional customer service and problem solving skills along with his years of field experience greatly benefit him in this liaison role to both customers and our field team.

During his free time, Taylor enjoys being outside hiking New Hampshire’s many mountain trails while spending time with friends and family.

Addison Lufbery

Addison Lufbery

Senior Project Manager - TAB New England

Addison.Lufbery@USABalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x717

Addison rejoined Air Solutions in 2016 as a Project Manager with our growing TAB New England division. He originally started his career with us in 2012 as a TAB Field Technician and took a short break with an opportunity as a construction site supervisor. His successes are a direct result of his abilities as a decisive problem solver, effective communicator, and an exceptional team liaison having an understanding of active field work and project management experience.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, including playing the drums and piano.

Tanner Mann

Tanner Mann

Assistant Project Manager - TAB New England

 

Tanner.Mann@USAbalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x718

Tanner joined the TAB-New England project management team in 2018 working closely with Addison Lufbery, Sr. Project Manager. Although the construction industry is new to him, he welcomes being able to utilize his past customer relations experience while learning the technical aspects of testing, adjusting and balancing.

Tanner is originally from Kansas, attended college at the University of South Carolina and relocated to New Hampshire in early 2018.   In his free time, he and his fiancé enjoy exploring everything the area and seasons have to offer especially hitting the many hiking trails!

Phillip Patterson

Phillip Patterson

Senior Project Manager - TAB Texas

Phillip.Patterson@AiradigmSolutions.com

(817) 764-7102 x715

Phillip joined TAB-Texas in 2018 working directly in the field on projects and training new technicians. With his years of TAB experience along with a strong background in construction project management including previously running his own business, we are pleased to bring Phillip into the office overseeing the project management team for Texas!

In his free time, he and his wife keep extra busy with their four children! If they are not camping, something is being built around the house!

Steve Buelterman

Steve Buelterman

National Accounts Manager - TAB National Accounts

steve.buelterman@airadigmsolutions.com
(603) 262-9292 x709

Steve joined Airadigm Solutions in early 2016 bringing over 20 years of HVAC field experience, specifically in testing and balancing. Over the years he developed a specialized skillset working with 60+ national accounts responsible for customer satisfaction of national chain restaurants, retail, and supermarket locations for both HVAC and commissioning solutions.  Steve received his HVAC Journeyman’s license in 2000 in conjunction with his EPA Refrigeration Certification License. Steve is also an active member of Restaurant Facilities Management Association (RFMA) and Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM).

Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his daughter, keeps active with Crossfit and volunteers for Adore-A-Bull animal rescue.

Jen Jackson

Jen Jackson

Support Manager - TAB National Accounts

Jen.Jackson@AiradigmSolutions.com

Office: (603) 262-9292 x708

Jen recently joined Airadigm Solutions bringing with her extensive TAB industry related experience with managing the logistics department between field technicians and customers.  She also brings with her 20+years of project management experience in the construction industry.  Jen welcomes complex scheduling and the reward of successful completion of our many National Accounts projects weekly.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and especially her four granddaughters who keep her covered in flour and sprinkles!

Our Sales & Estimating Team

Jeremy Reid

Jeremy Reid

Estimating & Sales Manager - TAB New England

Jeremy.Reid@USABalancing.com
(603) 262-9292 x706

Jeremy came to Air Solutions & Balancing back in 2012 with three years of onsite construction experience as a Field Service Engineer at Phoenix Controls. He obtained his Electronic Engineering Technology degree from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. Jeremy’s primary responsibility is to oversee the estimating process, client relations and work closely with the operations team for all TAB New England regional projects.

As Jeremy is an extreme outdoor enthusiast, during his free time you will find him surfing the Atlantic in the morning before work, and snowboarding, mountain-biking or hiking the many NH trails with his dog after work and on weekends.

Trish Manuel

Trish Manuel

Regional Manager & Sr. Estimator - TAB Texas

trish.manuel@airadigmsolutions.com
(817) 764-7102 x705

Trish has been working in the TAB industry for over 11 years.  She joined the company in 2007 with an initial focus on administrative and estimating responsibilities.  Over the years, her extensive knowledge of TAB estimating, client relations and proven exceptional dedication to our customers and business, she received a promotion to a management position with additional responsibilities to oversee the Texas Regional office project management team.

Outside of work, Trish enjoys spending time with her two grown sons, off roading in the country, cooking and baking in the kitchen and relaxing along the water with a fishing pole.

Cameron Ritzenthaler

Cameron Ritzenthaler

Energy Auditor & Project Manager- KES

Cameron@KitchenEnergySolutions.com
(603) 262-9292 x704

Cameron earned his Bachelors of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and continued his education becoming a Certified Energy Auditor. He leads the Kitchen Energy Solutions division as the Sales Engineer and Project Manager specializing in demand control kitchen ventilation systems technology. His attention to detail, problem solving, and design knowledge of this energy savings measure have made for excellent customer service and satisfaction from the start of the sale to project completion.

When not at work, he can be found spending time with family and friends, on the golf course, or behind the microphone.

Eric Von Kaenel

Eric Von Kaenel

National Sales Manager – KES

Eric.VonKaenel@KitchenEnergySolutions.com

(603) 262-9292 x711

Eric joined Kitchen Energy Solutions (KES) with 40+ years in the food service industry. His extensive experience has involved project design, product development and marketing, and has participated in industry panels and forums throughout his career. Additionally, Eric conducted training seminars on Ventilation, Utility Distribution and worked with commercial kitchen designers to design ventilation systems for various types of commercial food service facilities.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, especially their grandchildren. His hobbies include fishing, golf, and sporting events.

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