Houston (January 4, 2011):  Bocci Engineering, LLC has been named to receive the nation’s premier 2012 award for excellence by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as it completes its first decade providing sustainable energy and environmental engineering solutions.  Bocci improves industrial and utility infrastructure using renewable energy sources and emerging technologies in alternative energy and environmental improvement.

“We are dedicated to sustainability, as a service provider and strategy consultant on infrastructure projects,” says Lianne Lami, founder and President of Bocci Engineering. “We help our clients secure financing for construction projects through structured energy and environmental optimization initiatives and front-end engineering design (FEED) services.  Our unique Asset Risk Management program (ARM) reduces utility energy consumption and environmental emissions, exceeds safety and reliability specifications, and is fully integrated with clients’ hedging strategies and financing objectives.”

Bocci’s business model includes use of integrated software, energy and environmental technology.  The multi-disciplinary engineering teams create sustainable solutions with high value and margin for energy infrastructure projects nationally and internationally. “Through aligning all project partners – public sector participants, utilities and private investors, Bocci engineers infrastructure developments to be funded as ‘projects that pay for themselves.’  The deliverable to every owner is persistency in performance, longevity in equipment life, operations cost and risk reduction through holistic, integrated Asset Risk Management and engineering,” says Lami.

Bocci’s services include:                    
• Full scale engineering design services
• Environmental testing and compliance.
• Sustainably-based commissioning, performance measurement and verification.
• Construction management and administration.
• Emerging alternative, renewable, and environmental technology deployment.

“Bocci Engineering has been a pivotal member of the team working to rebuild the infrastructure of the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, which is proven to be a team of dedicated professionals with a high level of expertise in conducting system design and economic analysis.” Marcel Blanchard, Director Utility Operations, UTMB

“Bocci Engineering is a valued partner in achieving our goals of improving human and ecosystem well-being through application of sustainability science and principles of sustainable development,” says Dan Bullock, Principal Investigator, of Houston Advanced Research Center. 

Deemed People on the Move in Energy by HBJ (12/19/11) and national WBENC Star 2012, Bocci’s growth has leaped from regional to international. “Stars are exemplary leaders whose strategic and innovative business practices have enabled them to grow” said Pamela Prince-Eason, WBENC President and CEO. WBENC  is the leading advocate for and authority on women business entities (WBEs) as suppliers to the nation’s top corporations. Lianne Lami will be honored at WBENC’s “Salute to Women’s Business Enterprises,” on Wednesday, March 22, 2012, before 1,000 corporate executives, WBEs and government and nonprofit’s at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD. 

Optimized integration to economically and sustainably address the risk nexus for energy, water, food, environment, and safety in infrastructure is the key to satisfaction for Bocci Engineering’s partners.