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Jim Newman was named Engineer of the Year at the ASSE (American Society of Sanitary Engineering) Michigan Chapter's Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. Known as the "Dean of Green," Newman is one of the country's most experienced energy efficiency and green building experts. He was recognized by ASSE with the John E. Matthews Award for Engineer of the Year, which is given annually to an engineer who best exemplifies the professionalism during his or her career as displayed by ASSE member and leader John Matthews, PE, CIPE, FASSE. Newman is owner and managing partner of Newman Consulting Group, LLC (NCG) in Farmington Hills, Mich. NCG is one of the Midwest's premier energy efficiency and green building consulting firms, specializing in energy audits and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification consulting, building commissioning and retro-commissioning, and PACE (property assessed clean energy) financing. He also writes and speaks internationally on these topics. ASSE is a cross-section of the plumbing and mechanical industries, including contractors, engineers, manufacturers, inspectors, instructors, etc. Its mission is to continually improve the performance, reliability and safety of plumbing and mechanical systems through prevention.