Joseph Pacella

JosephAssistant Professor
Office : GRN 208
Phone: (231) 591-3586
E-mail Address:
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Educational Background

  • Masters Information Systems Management, Ferris State University
  • BS Energy Systems Technology, Ferris State University
  • AAS HVAC/R Technology, Ferris State University


Industry Experience

  • Ferris State University, Assistant Professor, 5 Years
  • Limbach Company, Design/Project Management, 3 Years
  • Nelson Trane, Manager/Project Engineer, 10 Years
  • Advantage Heating & Air, Owner , 6 Years


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, ACCA Standards Committee
  • Member, ACCA Manual N Revision Committee
  • Member, ACCA Manual P Revision Committee

Professional Awards/Recognition

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), United States Green Building Council (USGBC)


Public Engagements

  • Presentation: “Air Conditioning Troubleshooting”, HVAC Excellence, March 2009
  • Presentation: “Increasing Energy Efficiency”, AHRI Conference, January 2008
  • Co-Author, “Green Awareness: Energy Efficiency, Comfort Conditioning, Electrical, Plumbing”
  • Workshop, Hobart Service, Curriculum Developer, August 2009



In his off time, Mr. Pacella enjoys a variety of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and skiing.