LB Services was organized in 1999 and provides professional
consulting & engineering services primarily directed at the energy, power
& utility markets.
The key focus is on identifying and implementing cost effective energy strategies & projects with an emphasis on
environmentally friendly & sustainable impacts
The company addresses both commercial & industrial operations with a
wide range of activities including energy management & planning,
efficiency upgrades, energy audits, on-site & emergency power supply
projects, a variety of CHP - cogeneration options, renewable power and
green energy options, fuel supply & utility operations, regulatory issues,
energy & process integration, HVAC, environmental impacts, and overall
site sustainability assessment.
In addition, LB Services provides client
support for coordinating ESCO and Energy Performance Contracts as
well as implementing site plans for benchmarking, targeting and
certifying facilities for various energy & sustainability programs, as well as forensic analysis & evaluations.
Our client base includes industrial plants, hospitals,
universities, commercial buildings, governmental projects, energy services firms, legal forensic services, & utilities.
Formosa Plastics Corporation
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Sverdrup Technology, Inc.
CF Industries, Inc.
Entergy Services, Inc.
Company - Caterpillar
Mitsubishi Research Corp.
Domino Sugar - Chalmette Refinery
CII Carbon, L.L.C.
Taiwan Power Company
Rohm & Haas Company - Morton Salt
University of New Orleans
Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center
One Shell Square
City of Fort Lauderdale
National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL)
Louisiana State University
U.S. Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
New Orleans School District
GDS Engineering Associates
U.S. Virgin Islands Power Authority
Atmos Gas / Energy
East Jefferson General Hospital
Louisiana Sugar Refinery
YORK Energy Services
Cleaver Brooks - ADCO Boiler
Lafayette General Medical Ctr
LB Services is headed up by its principal consultant, Louis Braquet, PE, who has over 30 years experience in the industry.
Mr. Braquet is a nationally
recognized professional engineer (PE) holding numerous global energy industry certifications
Louis J. Braquet, PE, CEM, DGCP, GBE
BS Mechanical Engineering - University of New Orleans 1978
MBA - Kennedy Western University 1993
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
Professional Engineering Registration, PE (nationally tested) - LA #22638
Certified Energy Manager, CEM - Association of Energy Engineers
Certified Cogeneration Professional, CCP - Cogeneration Institute
Certified Demand-Side Management Professional, CDSMP - DSM Society
Distributed Generation Certified Professional, DGCP – AEE
Certified Green Building Engineer, GBE (EPA recognized for ENERGY STAR®)
Mr. Braquet has over 30 years direct experience working with energy, power and utility operations including over 20 years working
for large public utilities (Louisiana Power & Light, New Orleans Public Service, and Entergy Corporation) in various engineering and
management positions. His professional experience includes all aspects of power generation, energy utilization, energy & utility
Specialty areas include power generation (steam turbines, gas turbines, and internal combustion engines) systems, cogeneration /
CHP applications, commercial & industrial energy utilization & audits, HVAC-R systems, site power supply and emergency power
systems, efficiency, forensic evaluations, sustainability & renewable energy, central plant & district energy systems, and
utility issues (contracts, utility power supply systems, rates, regulation, etc.).