We can help with building performance services, mechanical sizing, healthy indoor air quality, energy auditor training and more.  

Priority Energy's 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.


Our Team

Robert F. Schildgen, Founder and CEO, IAQ Specialist

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

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

Vincent Franklin, Field Technician, BPI BA and IDL Certified

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

Cheryl Cherumbolo, Bookkeeper and Office Manager

Jonnathan Silva, Field Technician, BPI BA and IDL Certified

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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