Antoine Skayem

Senior Energy Consultant

Beirut, Lebanon
English,
Arabic,
French
Interested In
Contract Work
Freelance Work
Fields of Expertise

Sustainable Design

Environmental Engineering

Codes & Standards
ASHRAE
IEC
UL
SA
Software Knowledge
AutoCAD
Dialux
PVsyst
Helioscope
Sketchup
Design builder
ies
equest
hap
CAREER SUMMARY
CEO and Senior Energy Consultant at FREE energy SAL (www.free-lb.me). With more than 6 years of experience in energy consulting and implementation of projects ranging from solar solutions, Lighting solutions and energy management and monitoring solutions in Lebanon, Africa and the Gulf. FREE energy SAL is officially recognized as an ESCO (energy service company by the ministry of energy and water), with a track record of 100% acceptance rate of NEEREA files with BDL and LCEC.
WORK EXPERIENCE
CEO
2016 - Present
RIEGO – Innovative Irrigation Controller
Beirut, Lebanon
Developed the concept and proved it with arcenciel (NGO) at Deir Taanayel - optimized water consumption by 25% and energy consumption by 40%.
CEO
2012 - Present
FREE energy SAL
Beirut, Lebanon
Successfully built a thriving company through strategy development, advanced design and innovative sales strategy. Single-handedly expanded the company to include 6 employees catering to high profile clients including municipalities, Chateau Ksara, arcenciel, Liban Cables, Holcim, ATCL, Casino du Liban…
- Consulted high-profile companies on energy reduction solutions mainly through the use of high impact and
low cost approach like The Gol Club of Lebanon and As-Safir Newspaper.
- Designed, simulated, procured and executed lighting solutions with up to 90% cutback in energy consumption for both residential and commercial markets with payback periods of 2-4 months
- Designed, procured and executed photovoltaic on-grid/off-grid systems for electricity generation for residential and commercial projects all over Lebanon
- Designed, procured and executed a one-of-a-kind smart irrigation system at Domaine de Taanayel which reduced water and energy consumption and allowed archiving of tree growth and fertilizers uptake
EDUCATION
M.S. Industrial Engineering and Management
2012
Lebanese American University
Beirut, Lebanon
Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering
2010
Lebanese American University
Beirut, Lebanon
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Certified ReGrid Manager (Berlin Renewable Energy Academy)
2014
Seminar Infrastructure Planning for Arab Countries – Representing the Ministry of Energy
2014
PV Power Plant Design I,I,III – SMA Solar Technology AG
2014
World Energy Congress – Future Energy Leader representative from Lebanon
2013
Green Energy Finance Specialist
2020
Certified Water Efficiency Professional
2020
Certified Measurement and Verification Proferssional
2019
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Sustainable Design
Environmental Engineering
 
Area of focus
Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency
Specializations
Solar Photovoltaic
Energy Metering / Monitoring
Energy Performance Contracting
Energy Audits / Consulting
Services
Compliance Review
Report Writing
Day Lighting Study
Feasibility Analysis
Specifications
Design Review
Modelling, Calculations, Analysis
Thermal Comfort Analysis
Software
EQuest
Dialux
IES
HAP
 
Area of focus
Environmental Impact Assessment
Social Impact Assessment
Services
Design Review
Screening
Report Writing
Scoping
Skills
GIS Modelling