Jim Hoffman, PE, LEED AP O+M, CEM


Jim is President of Summer Consultants and has over 35 years of engineering design experience during his time professionally and during his time in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer. He continues to be involved in all facets of the company and works closely with all team members. He is highly involved with complex renovations of HVAC systems, automatic temperature control systems, and chiller plants, with expertise in federal, institutional and historic facilities.

What’s one of your proudest accomplishments?

My sons Michael and John pursued degrees in civil and fire protection engineering, respectively. Unfortunately, I was unsuccessful in getting my nieces to agree to become engineers.


  • Professional Engineer – Mechanical
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)


  • George Washington University – Master of Engineering
  • Penn State University – Bachelor of Architectural Engineer, HVAC Option


  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)