Spotlights

2017 Women in Building Services: Nadine Cino, TygaBox Systems, Inc. and TygaTechnologies Inc.   

What trends are you seeing so far this year? The shifts in the workplace environment, and the lifestyle it fosters are meaningful to me, because people and businesses are being asked to continuously learn how to incorporate extreme mobility and technology into the value chain. On a macro basis, I perceive…

2017 Women in Building Services: Stacie Alexiou, WATT + FLUX An LED Inspire Company

What trends are you seeing so far this year?  Private owners are pursuing building efficiency at a higher rate as they are seeing the high yield in savings that is difficult to attain in other building capital expenditure projects. We are seeing more building owners utilize the positioning and savings of LED conversion projects to offset much needed mechanical upgrade projects such as boiler and AC repairs that have far longer payback cycles.

2017 Women in Building Services: Christine Belson, KM Associates of New York, Inc.

How do you play your strengths to your advantage in your career? I think one of my strengths is that I am a people person. Part of my role includes human resource management, and in order to be effective in that arena you really have to like and understand people and their motivations…

2017 Women in Building Services: Laura Reddy, NuZine

How have you navigated obstacles to achieve success in your career? I think part of overcoming obstacles is viewing them as positive challenges and challenges are a great way to learn; something I hope I never stop doing! When faced with a challenge, I generally…

2017 Women in Building Services: Ksenia Tretiakova, Leslie E. Robertson Associates

How have you navigated obstacles to achieve success in your career? I’ve navigated through obstacles in my career in two ways—determination and self-reflection. I think it’s important to maintain a positive and forward-looking attitude, especially when dealing with obstacles, and to apply a healthy dose of self-examination…

2017 Women in Building Services: Michele Rogers, Langan

How have you navigated obstacles to achieve success in your career? Over the course of my nine-year career, I’ve found that the best first step when navigating obstacles is stopping for a beat to assess the situation from multiple angles. Taking time to think through an obstacle allows me to come up with a list of potential solutions and…

2017 Women in Building Services: Nancy Erardi, NYCAN Builders LLC

How have you navigated obstacles to achieve success in your career? The first step in navigating obstacles is identifying them. Every project has obstacles. Once you recognize the hurdle, you plan and navigate the resources to overcome them quickly and efficiently. Never…

2017 Women in Building Services: Katie Perloski, Trace Pool Design, A Division of Lothrop Associates

What trends are you seeing so far this year?  A major trend in the pool market is the inclusion of amenity spaces with swimming pools such as lap pools, whirlpool spas, mineral pools, cold plunge pools, doggie pools, spray pads, steam and saunas, hammams, water features: waterfalls, water tables, water fountains, and sculptural features…

2017 Women in Building Services: Nancy Colella, NYS Sustainable Corp.

What do you do for fun? Fun, wow that is a great question. My idea of doing something fun is entertaining, laughing, listening to great music with a great bottle of Moscato and talking with my family about the silly youthful stories we all shared in. Certainly, my friends, which are…

2017 Women in Building Services: Cat Trenner, BMDC Construction

How have you navigated obstacles to achieve success in your career? I believe that being in business development in any industry can be challenging, often times hearing many no’s until you hear that vital yes. I equate it to playing golf. Bad shots aside, that one great drive keeps you coming back for more. I feel that…