Mr. Skinner, owner and founder of Earth Environmental Group, LLC. (E2G Solar), designs, installs, repairs, researches and teaches about residential and commercial solar thermal systems. These systems have been integrated with existing or new space, hot water and pool heating systems in New York and neighboring states. Most recently, he designed and is installing 26 SHW systems at a NetZero apartment complex not far from Schenectady. He is working on designs for SHW/heat pump/geo exchange hybrids for the next netZero project nearby. Mr. Skinner worked for the NYS Attorney General’s Environmental Protection Bureau supervising a team of scientists who participated in a wide array of environmental litigation, legislation and policy development. Mr. Skinner is a NYS registered professional engineer and has worked as an engineer, educator and legislative and policy advocate in the environmental field for the past 46 years.