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Our Mission

Priority Energy is dedicated to improving our well-being by maximizing the performance of the structures we live and work in. Drawing on our 50 plus years of building science knowledge, we will train others on the importance of and correlation between energy efficient construction and healthier indoor environments. We will identify, introduce and install (where necessary) the highest quality products and services to achieve this goal.


The Priority Energy Team

Robert Schildgen, Founder and CEO, Energy Auditor, and IAQ Specialist

Kurt Schorsch, RESNET QAD, Lead HERS Rater, BPI Certified, IAQ Specialist

Anthony Galezius, HERS Rater, Energy Auditor, Mechanical Design, and Test & Balance Specialist

Barb Couture-Isaac, Marketing Manager and Building Science Training Coordinator

Dave Carlsten, BPI-Certified Energy Auditor, HVAC Specialist

Cheryl Cherumbolo, Bookkeeper and Office Manager

Jonnathan Silva, Lead Field Technician, BPI BA and IDL-Certified 

Chris Sanchez, BPI IDL Certified

Join Us

We're always on the look-out for dedicated, passionate employees. Send your resume to [email protected].

Our Clients

We have solved a vast and diverse range of residential and commercial building performace issues, in the Chicago area and across the country. Our team has worked with builders, developers, architects, building owners, business managers, engineers, and home owners. Do you have a home or building issue that other contractors have not been able to solve? Priority Energy's experienced team can help.  See a list of our commercial clients.

Office Location

Priority Energy serves the greater Chicagoland area and beyond.  Our office and training center is located in Park Ridge, a  village just outside of Chicago, IL.  Park Ridge is just 15 minutes north of Chicago's O'Hare Airport, and  5 minutes from I294. The office is about 1 mile from the Metra train station and CTA bus line. Free parking is available in the adjoining lot or on the street. 

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