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greenhouseEnertec Engineering is a leading Mechanical Engineering company specializing in energy consulting, hydronic heating and process piping.

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Enertec Engineering | Enertec Mechanical 

Enertec Engineering is a leading Mechanical Engineering company specializing in energy consulting, hydronic heating and process piping. Since our establishment in 2003, Enertec has provided quality services to our diversified clients within the greenhouse, bio-energy and industrial markets.

Enertec’s custom design software ensures balanced and efficient heating. Our supplier relationships in Canada and The Netherlands combined with a strong onsite presence help ensure projects are delivered safely, on time and on budget. Enertec’s staff includes Professional Engineers and a Professional Agrologist. Enertec is recommended by Union Gas for our expertise in Energy Audits.

Enertec Engineering currently holds the following certificates:

●Certificate of Authorization, Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
●Permit to Practice, Alberta, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)


Kevin VanWingerden, P.Eng

Kevin VanWingerden, P. Eng. is the Managing Director of Enertec Engineering. Kevin is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Ontario and Alberta. After working in the field for almost 20 years Kevin has an extensive understanding of hydronic systems. Kevin’s focuses include system design, construction review, energy auditing and feasibility studies.


John P. Lelie, P.Ag

John P. Lelie, P. Ag., Eur Ing (FEANI) is the President of Enertec Engineering/Enertec Mechanical. He is a Registered Professional Agrologist in Ontario and also holds the qualification Eur Ing, an Engineering designation recognized across Europe. John has over 25 years’ experience in the greenhouse agriculture field and his combined background in agriculture and engineering gives him a unique perspective. His specialties include, large hot water heating systems, thermal storage systems, building envelope solutions, CO2 enrichment systems and direct digital controls.


Paul VanWingerden, Bsc. Agr

Paul VanWingerden, Bsc. Agr. graduated with a Bachelor in Agriculture from Guelph University in 1968 and has a wealth of experience in the greenhouse industry. Paul oversees a number of process including Business Development and Project Management. Additionally Paul manages the purchasing, finance and warehouse facilities at Enertec Engineering.


Alex Brouwer

Alex Brouwer is Enertec Engineering’s’ Sales Representative. Prior to 2012, Alex worked as a Sales representative in the greenhouse business for several years. Since joining in 2012 Alex has become the face of Enertec Engineering. Successfully building and maintaining relationships with customers and suppliers in the Niagara Peninsula, Leamington and Alberta. Alex’s knowledge of the heating concerns of modern industrialized greenhouses allows him to respond quickly to customer queries.  Alex is also well informed on the benefits of condensing technologies, improved greenhouse efficiency and available rebates and incentives.


Karl Brittan, P.Eng

Karl Brittan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Australia in 2011.  Shortly thereafter he moved to Canada, working for three years as a mechanical designer.  At Enertec Engineering, Karl’s role includes product management of irrigation water pasteurizers, thermal calculations and reports for rebate and incentive programs and computer aided drawing.


Art Gostick

Art Gostick has over 20 years of experience in the heating industry with extensive  experience in procurement and construction.  He began his career as a gas fitter before applying that practical knowledge to positions including design, specification and project management for notable Greenhouse supply companies.  In his role as Project Manager at Enertec, Art fosters an environment of teamwork and ensures that strategy is clearly defined while overseeing performance. His strong communication and client service skills enhance Enertecs’ process-driven management philosophy.  Art’s education includes Mechanical Engineering Technologies at Niagara College.


Graeme Kirkness

Graeme Kirkness has 5 years of experience in the heating industry.  He began his career as a preliminary designer for a notable heat-treating furnace manufacturer. In his role as a designer at Enertec Engineering, Graeme has specialized in moisture management and Vapour Pressure Deficit (VPD). Graeme is passionate about renewable energy and has led feasibility studies on pyrolysis and steam reformation and their application in the greenhouse and BioGas industries.  Graeme is currently an Engineer-in-Training and anticipates full license later in 2019. Graeme received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto in 2015.


Richard York

Richard York graduated with a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and Bachelor’s in Biomechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa in 2017.  Since joining in 2018, Richard has assisted the Professional Engineers at Enertec Engineering by performing literature reviews, thermal calculations, preliminary design work and computer aided drawing.

What Our Clients Think

  • The Great Lakes Greenhouses project involved installation of 3 flue gas condensers in series on their 5000 boiler horse-power boiler which can increase the boiler system efficiency by up to 13%.
    Great Lakes Greenhouses - cucumber producer

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