Jim Bunsey Joins PERC as Director of Commercial Business Development

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) welcomes Jim Bunsey as its new Director of Commercial Business Development, reinforcing its commitment to expanding and enhancing its presence in the commercial propane sector.

In this pivotal role, Bunsey will take the helm of PERC’s commercial and power generation portfolios, serving as a vital link to energy service companies (ESCOs), construction specifiers, and the retail trades. Additionally, his focus will extend to commercial opportunities necessitating larger fuel storage tanks and deliveries facilitated by substantial transport trucks.

Bunsey brings a wealth of propane industry expertise to PERC, making him a valuable addition to the organization. “Jim is a great addition to the PERC team and brings extensive knowledge to this position thanks to his experience in the propane industry,” stated PERC President and CEO, Tucker Perkins. “We look forward to all of the success Jim will bring to the commercial market program.”

Bunsey’s prior role as Director of Operations at Superior Energy Systems saw him overseeing all aspects of propane and natural gas liquid product design, development, and in-field installations. This included managing fuel terminals and over 600 propane autogas infrastructure installations, showcasing his exceptional grasp of the industry’s technical and operational intricacies. Before his tenure at Superior Energy Systems, Bunsey owned Triad Mechanical, a company specializing in designing and installing commercial and industrial HVAC and fire protection systems.

Bunsey is actively engaged in industry committees, serving as a member of the National Propane Gas Association’s Technology, Standards, and Safety Committee and the National Fire Protection Association’s Technical Committee on Liquefied Petroleum Gases, known as the NFPA 58 committee. He will carry out his responsibilities from his home office in Oberlin, Ohio.

Expressing his enthusiasm for his new role, Bunsey said, “I’m excited and humbled to be a part of the PERC team. This is a great opportunity, and I’m ready to get started working with construction professionals to keep reinforcing propane’s environmental benefits.”

Bunsey’s appointment underscores PERC’s commitment to fostering innovation and sustainable solutions within the propane industry’s commercial sector. His extensive experience and industry involvement position him well to be a driving force behind the advancement of propane’s environmental advantages and its continued growth in the commercial market.

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