Four Fast Facts

Women in Energy Auditing, Engineering, and Site Survey Leadership

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month in this week’s edition of Four Fast Facts from Fast Site Survey!

  • The percentage of women working in engineering occupations increased from 3% in 1970 to 15% in 2019

  • Females make up 9% of technicians in the HVAC industry

  • Professional engineers have one of the smallest gender pay gaps with Women earning 97 cents for every $1 earned by men

  • Alice Parker, an African American woman, was issued a patent for a residential gas-powered heating system in 1919 – the design bears striking similarity to modern central heating systems

If you’d like to learn more about how you can support the role of women in the energy and environmental fields, we encourage you to check out the Council on Women in Energy & Environmental Leadership.