PaceControls’ Move To Navy Yard Clean Energy Campus Noted
The Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster/Energy Innovation Hub (GPIC) recently made note of a Philadelphia Inquirer article covering PaceControls’ move to the Navy Yard Clean Energy Campus.
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Navy Yard Energy Hub Attracts Philadelphian And His Firm Home
The last time he worked at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Thomas A. Mills Jr.’s goals were basic: “To pick up some book-and-beer money.”
It was 1983-84. The Northeast Philadelphia native had served five years in the Navy as a nuclear-engineering officer and was on another adventure – to earn an M.B.A. in finance from the Wharton School. His Navy Yard work was as a part-time driller with a reserve group.
At 55, he has returned to the same Delaware River port, this time with loftier ambitions than pulling in some spending money.
As president and chief executive officer of PaceControls L.L.C., Mills’ objective is to expand his small company into a formidable provider of energy-efficiency services. In business since 2005, PaceControls develops and manufactures energy-saving retrofit kits for commercial, industrial, and residential heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems. READ MORE >>