WWJ Closeup, August 2017

ERIC NEUBECKER, MGWC, CVCLD
Vice President
Raymer Co. Inc.
Marne, Michigan

THE BEST ADVICE I EVER GOT?
Don’t cut the price to get a job; consider every one as a profit center.

ON MY DESK RIGHT NOW?
A couple of estimates to complete and a subcontractor management plan to submit dealing with regulatory compliance.

WHEN I WANT TO UNWIND . . .
In my spare time I enjoy working on vintage motorcycles and spending time with my family.

MOST IMPORTANT CHALLENGE FACING GROUNDWATER PROFESSIONALS?
Convincing young people to choose this profession as a career.

KEYS TO AN EFFICIENT WATER SYSTEM?
Design each individual system to fit the application; do not use a “one-size-fits-all” approach.

THE MOST OVERLOOKED THING WHEN PLANNING A GEOTHERMAL SYSTEM?
For open loop systems, it’s water quality and water disposal issues. For closed loop systems, it’s space for the loop field.

FAVORITE SELLING POINT OF A GEOTHERMAL SYSTEM . . .
The energy savings and green aspect of the system.