Mark Butler

  PhotoMark A. Butler is a Sr. Vice President with Integrated Project Services (IPS), located in Lafayette Hill, PA, USA. He has over 26 years of experience in the design, construction and operation of Commercial, Manufacturing, and Research & Development Facilities. His area of expertise is in Sustainable Design, Energy Conservation, Strategic Planning, and Project Development. Mark has been involved in the design and operation of more than 10 million square feet of facilities including both new and renovation projects for a wide range of clients. Mark rejoined IPS after spending several years at Pfizer where he was responsible for a $350 million capital expansion project and was a member of Pfizer’s Global Energy Team and Pfizer’s Green Building Team. Mark has been instrumental in raising the overall awareness of the impact IPS designs have on the environment and offering clients a new way of looking at hi-tech, high performance facilities and systems. He established the Sustainable Leadership Team and the Sustainable Design Recognition program, helping clients achieve and improve their “triple bottom line.” Mark has developed multiple programs for customers such as Merck, Procter & Gamble, Pfizer, Mission Foods, Wyeth, Schering-Plough, The National Institute of Health, and Bristol-Myers Squibb, to name a few. In addition, over the past year, through energy studies and Mark’s leadership, clients have realized $4.3 million in annual savings. Mark holds degrees in HVAC and Solar Technology from The Pennsylvania State University and a BS in HVAC Technology from Ferris State University. He was awarded “Outstanding Alumni” from Penn State in 1996 and has a Patent Pending for - Ultraviolet Sterilization for cold mist humidifiers. He is a frequent speaker and member the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), and The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Mark was a contributor to the ISPE Baseline Guide for Laboratories and is a member of the ISPE Sustainable COP.