PRO-TEMP® Sales and Service since 1988

Our History


History and Resume

In 1987, Energy Management & Control was founded as a sole proprietorship for the purpose of marketing energy management controls to the small commercial building market.  It was at this time that EMC first added Pro-Temp Controls to its list of energy management equipment.  In 1990, EMC incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a part of AR-Cam Engineering, Inc..  Ar-Cam Engineering, Inc. provides consulting in the area of energy management for Government and commercial clients mainly in the areas of multi-family housing and the hospitality industry.  Energy Management & Control is the part of the company that handles assessment and installation of controls and control strategies.


To date, EMC has installed hundreds of Pro-Temp controls on domestic water heating systems and building space heating systems.  This covers a range of systems from simple on/off water heaters up to proportionally controlled loop systems.  EMC has installed units for hotel/motel clients such as Holiday Inn, Best Western, Days Inn, Ramada Inn, Master Host Inn, Howard Johnson’s, Sheraton, Hilton, Courtyard, and Marriott.  In multi-family housing , EMC does extensive work with buildings with as few as nine units to properties with over four hundred units.  Educational installations include Galludet University (Washington DC), West Virginia University (West Virginia), the University of Montivallo (Alabama), University of Nevada (Nevada), SUNY Delhi (New York) and Hazlet School district (New Jersey).  Government Installations include US Army (Fort Polk test site), US Air Force (Kessler AFB), Northampton County (Pennsylvania), and Fairfax County (Virginia).  EMC has installed systems in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Ohio and Louisiana.


            Ronald S. Camerata is President of Ar-Cam Engineering, Inc.  He graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in 1980 with a BS in Industrial Technology.  He then went into oil/gas exploration and evaluation before his involvement in the area of energy end users.  He has been certified as an Energy Reduction Specialist by the National Energy Specialist Association, as a Residential Energy Auditor by Virginia Power as per the RCS program, A+ and Network+ computer certifications by Comptia, and as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer by Microsoft Corp.  He is currently a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Association of Professional Energy Managers (APEM), American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  He has consulted for numerous Performance Contractors, Management companies, Condominium Associations, Pro-Temp Controls, other Pro-Temp Dealers, Virginia Power, the US Army, and the Department of Energy.