Training Gap Solved For Commercial Energy Projects

Atlas Project Support and ReLaunchU Form Alliance to Provide Professional Training POC: Lanett Blaylock,, 619-865-9687
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Dec. 13, 2012 - PRLog -- SAN DIEGO, CA -- Atlas Project Support (, Southern California’s leading energy and construction management consultancy today announced the creation of the Atlas Energy Education Initiative (here). It focuses on delivering training for the growing demand of job skills in energy efficiency and executing renewable energy projects.
The planned highly interactive workshops are scheduled to take flight in spring 2013. The Initiative seeks alliances with local associations, businesses, and utilities to make the training accessible to all sized organizations.

Participating professionals will improve their marketplace acumen, obtain better information about financial metrics that matter for their projects, and witness the effectiveness of innovation in efficiency retrofits and renewable technologies. The training facilitator is energy consultant and educator Michael Vargas of Atlas Project Support.

Atlas Project Support’s Michael Vargas was quoted as saying, “Over my many years in the energy industry I’ve noticed the growing gap between current job skills, and the skills organizations need to support energy requirements that will help them stay competitive in the marketplace. I believe this initiative can help to close that gap”.

Marguerite Inscoe Principal at ReLaunchU stated, “It is exciting to work on such an ambitious project.  Using my firm’s expertise in Marketing and Curriculum Development, we expect nothing short of a powerful and motivational tool for those seeking growth in the energy Industry”.


Michael Vargas is the founder and principal consultant of Atlas Project Support. This San Diego based firm focuses on energy consumption, sustainable building practices and preconstruction services for corporate, government, and private clients.  

Michael holds both academic and industry credentials and has more than 12 years of construction and project management experience. In addition to his consulting business, Michael is a Professor in the Business School at Saint Leo University a Catholic University and MBA student mentor at the San Diego State University Research Foundation. He is an Advisory Panel Member of the Green Building Council Institute’s Continuing Education Committee.

Vargas earned a Masters in Business Administration, a Masters in Project Management, and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Michael completed a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration at San Diego State University, along with a Certificate in Green Building and Construction. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate at Creighton University in Leadership Studies.

Atlas' ( vision is to become a nationally recognized provider of energy management, environmental sustainability, logistics, and construction management services while executing with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.

ReLaunchU ( was created in 2012 for the sole purpose of helping small business professionals find an affordable and sustainable way of marketing their business.  Its mission is to educate and guide business owners on how to grow their business with sound marketing practices.

Lanett Blaylock

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