Director, Industry and Government Relations
Doug Tucker, a 30-year veteran in the fields of standards development, conformity assessment, and regulatory policy of HVAC&R equipment, at Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating (MEUS) as Director of Industry and Government Relations. In this role, he represents the interests of MEUS with federal, state and local governmental organizations, with industry trade groups and regulatory bodies, and with energy efficiency advocacy groups. Doug also ensures that Mitsubishi Electric products comply with applicable industry, federal agency, and state codes and standards.
Prior to joining Mitsubishi Electric in 2014, Doug directed the international standards activities of ASHRAE, managing the development of ISO standards for indoor environmental quality, refrigeration & air-conditioning, and solar thermal applications. Preceding his 15 years with ASHRAE, Doug was engaged for over 10 years in various engineering and management roles with Intertek/ETL Testing Laboratories.
Doug currently serves on the Green Building Initiative Consensus Body for ANSI/GBI 01, Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings, ASHRAE SSPC 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, and on various committees of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). He was recently appointed to the U.S. Department of Energy Variable Refrigerant Flow Multi-Split Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps working group.
He received his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his MBA in International Business from Georgia State University and has held a Professional Engineer license in Georgia and Florida.