Derek Groninger

Derek Groninger

Senior Energy Engineer


PE, LEED Green Associate

Location of employee:

Atlanta, GA

As part of the Technical Services Department, Derek Groninger focuses on ENERGY STAR Certifications, Energy Audits, Energy Modeling, Commissioning, Retro Commissioning, and LEED related engineering tasks.

Derek holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also an accredited Professional Engineer (PE) and LEED Green Associate (GA).

Derek is an expert in sustainable site and stormwater design with over 10 years experience in the industry. He specializes in the analysis and certification of LEED Sustainable Site credits. Additionally, he has provided ENERGY STAR certification and re-certification for nearly 100 buildings in the Atlanta area over the past 4 years. Prior to working for SIG, Derek designed storm sewer systems and storm water management facilities and researched environmentally conscious alternatives to treating storm water runoff.

Derek’s primary professional objective is to reduce the negative impacts of a growing population on the environment through smart design. Away from SIG, Derek enjoys hiking, camping, surfing and an active lifestyle.


  • Georgia Tech Alumni Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Council of Engineering Companies Future Leaders Program