Allan McLane, Jr. Professional Experience:
Bacharach, Inc., Brattleboro, VT (2002 – present)
Project Engineer, Optical Systems ( http://www.bacharach-inc.com )
Janos Technology, Townshend, VT (1996 – 2002)
New product design and development, Instrument Division.
Vermont Energy Recovery, Inc., Brattleboro, Vt. (1989 - 1996)
President and General Manager: Responsible for the management of the phased expansion of a landfill gas-powered electric generation station from 320 KW to 1.2 MW. Total project value $875K. Projects include design and specification, implementation, regulatory and financial elements, and general company administration. Also work as consultant advising other landfills, both in the region, nationally, and internationally, on all matters pertaining to landfill gas-related issues including but not limited to gas collection and delivery systems, electric power generation equipment specification and design, leachate collection and control systems, exhaust emissions and air quality impacts, regulatory matters, maintenance program development, etc.
Envirologic, Inc., Brattleboro, Vt. (1988 - 1989)
Project Manager: Successfully recommissioned an existing 320 KW landfill gas-powered electric generation station.
Appropriate Technology Corporation, Brattleboro, Vt (1978 - 1988)
Manager/designer, research and development of new products and processes for energy conservation product manufacturer. Responsibilities included:
-Design and construction of manufacturing process equipment
-Supervision of in-house Quality Assurance program
-Development of in-house thermal test facility
-Design and prototyping of new energy conservation products, development of necessary in-house systems to support the manufacture of same; received two US patents
-Development of industry-standard test methods and reporting techniques
-Researching and reporting all products, materials and trends affecting the energy conservation and renewable energy market
Other Experience and Activities
Assisted development of a small urban-type electric vehicle.
Worked under a NSF grant on the design and construction of an active solar hot water heating system for a college dormitory.
Undergraduate work in Physics and Forestry at Marlboro College.
Past Chairman of Town of Marlboro Planning Commission.
Communications Officer for Town of Marlboro.
State Forest Fire Warden for Town of Marlboro
E-911 Coordinator, Town of Marlboro
Member, Board of Directors for: Good Hope Corporation, Marlboro Vol. Fire Co., Inc., Marlboro Town Park Association