Cordjia Capital Projects Group has hired Mark Blair as its vice president of mechanical and electrical engineering services. The company, with an office in Camden, provides professional project management, cost management, architectural and engineering services.

Blair has more than 25 years of progressive engineering, consulting, facility management and leadership experience. He is a member of Cordjia Capital Projects Group’s senior management team and is responsible for leading growth in the sustainable building performance management services area, which will focus on building automation systems and controls, building commissioning, and building energy performance solutions. These services support facility administrators and managers with a comprehensive assessment, recommendation and implementation process that will enable energy savings, systems control and performance improvements, and capital investment strategies oriented toward streamlining systems efficiency while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

“Mark is a highly respected professional in the sustainable building performance management services field,” said Blaine Buck, Cordjia Capital Projects Group president and CEO, in a news release. “Mark’s appointment reflects Cordjia Capital Projects Group’s ongoing strategy to better serve, and continuously improve and sustain our value-added suite of services to our clients.”

Prior to joining Cordjia Capital Projects Group, Blair was the owner and president of Automated Energy Services, a consulting firm specializing in building automation, facility maintenance and energy reduction. Before this, he held senior level positions at several Fortune 500 companies.

Blair has also worked in many different industries, starting as an engineering officer in the merchant marines, test engineer in shipyards, technical repair engineer for nuclear submarines, supervisor of power plant operations, facility operations director and general manager.

Blair attended Maine Maritime Academy where he studied marine engineering. He holds a state of Maine second class stationary engineers license and a state of Maine limited masters electrical license.

Cordjia Capital Projects Group has offices in Camden, Portland and Wilmington, Del. For more information visit cordjiacapitalprojects.com.