The Paragon Group is an engineering firm devoted to creating energy independence.

We help our clients take control of their energy costs through improved efficiency, and self-generation of electricity with a variety of technologies, including:

Solar, Wind, Biogas, and Natural gas co-generation.

Why You Choose Us

Proven Experience

Energy Studies and Audits covering over 2,500,000 ft2 of ICI building space and more than 30 MW of renewable energy projects

Government Trusted

Energy Conservation portfolios for six different municipalities in Ontario

Project Management

Project Management of more than 30 MW of renewable energy projects including owner’s engineering, project feasibility, design, utility interconnection, independent reviews, and commissioning.

Financial Savings

Financial analysis of projects including budgeting, costing from suppliers, risk-management, and cash-flow analysis.

Data Driven Results

Use of data-loggers to identify and quantify detailed energy and control strategies for targeted equipment.


Wide industry involvement including clients in provincial & municipal governments, schools, health care facilities, first nations, as well as private industrial and commercial buildings, hospitality and agricultural customers.

More About the Team

Micah Jarvis

Founder / P.Eng., CMVP

Micah is the founder of The Paragon Group. He has over 12 years of experience in energy conservation industry. He is responsible for development of measurement and verification plans for utility-scale conservation programs as well as engineering analysis of new/pilot conservation technology.

Doug Fyfe

Energy Research Associate

Doug is a technical and business program/project manager of 38 years’ experience with a record of successfully delivering large, medium & small-scale projects in academic, co-operative, energy, financial services, First Nation, government and manufacturing sectors. He is the principal of DMF Technology Applications.

Autumn Umanetz

P. Engineer

Autumn draws on fifteen years of software engineering and ten years of energy consulting experience to provide unique insight on the intersection of building energy management and information technology. He is the principal of Thundersun Inc., and partners with The Paragon Group on conservation projects.

Philip Drader


Working as an independent contractor, Philip works to educate clients on energy efficiency through a variety of means, by providing commercial energy audits, residential and commercial energy models, and custom software solutions.