Paul Scheihing is Principal of 50001 Strategies and brings over 30 years of experience in working at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office on manufacturing energy efficiency and energy management.  He co-created and led DOE’s Superior Energy Performance program and helped develop ISO 50001 as a member and recent officer of the ANSI US Technical Advisory Group.   Paul led the development of a variety of energy efficiency programs at DOE, including the Motor Challenge program, DOE's first non-R&D voluntary partnership, and the Save Energy Now program.  He was instrumental in formulating foundational energy saving software tools such as Motor Master, Steam System Assessment Tool and other tools that are now part of the DOE’s MEASUR tool suite.  He managed the DOE Data Center program which created the Data Center Energy Practitioner credential and DC Pro software tool.  He has worked with hundreds of companies and organizations within the US and internationally to form programs, voluntary public/private partnerships and initiatives around manufacturing energy efficiency and sustainability.

Paul has experience in waste heat recovery and industrial heat pumping.  He is currently partnering with the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy in creating a national strategy to advance industrial heat pump technology that will contribute to US industry's trend to increasingly electrify and decarbonize their processes.

Paul is a 50001 Certified Practitioner in Energy Management System (50001 CP EnMSand SEP Performance Verifier (SEP PV) through the Institute of Energy Management Professionals

Paul won the prestigious American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy "Champions of Energy Efficiency in Industry"award in 2013

Paul has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University.