Services

Our engineering team has the capabilities to provide a wide range of services throughout the entire process of a project from design to application, and regulatory compliance.

HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection


  • K-12
  • Title 24 Calculations
  • Winery Process Piping ...and more

Building Cx, Energy Audits


  • New Construction
  • Existing Renovations
  • 3rd Party Design Review ...and more

Industrial Refrigeration


  • Ammonia Systems
  • Glycol Systems
  • Freon Systems ...and more

Environmental Compliance


  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention
  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Spill Prevention ...and more

Regulatory Compliance


  • RMP/PSM Compliance
  • Program Implementation Support
  • 5-Year Mechanical Integrity ...and more

Training & Technical Support


  • HAZWOPER Refresher
  • RMP/PSM Administrator
  • Basic Refrigeration ...and more

Training

RMP/PSM Regulatory Compliance and Ammonia Refrigeration Training

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Training designed for refrigeration Facility Management, RMP/PSM Administrators, Refrigeration Operators and Technicians, Safety Personnel, Safety Auditors, Agency Inspectors and those with limited refrigeration and compliance experience.

BONUS!

Bring your facility P&ID along with any questions you have about your system for a free consultation on the day of the class!

Location:
Option 1 - In-person:
Cypress Engineering Group Training Classroom
8 Harris Court, Suite A6, Monterey, CA 93940
The training classroom is at Suite A6, which is on the first floor of the building.
Option 2 - Online via Zoom:
Join from anywhere where you have computer and internet access!

2021 Refrigeration Training Schedule
Registration Link Class Date Course #
July 2021 registration link Wed, July 28, 2021 CEG-TR-101
Thurs, July 29, 2021 CEG-TR-201
Fri, July 30, 2021 CEG-TR-202
Topics Covered
Day Course # Course Title
Day 1 CEG-TR-101 CalARP, CERS, RMP, PSM, Regulatory Compliance
Day 2 CEG-TR-201 RETA Industrial Refrigeration Book I: Basic Ammonia Refrigeration
Day 3 CEG-TR-202 RETA Industrial Refrigeration Book II: Intermediate Ammonia Refrigeration

Training Includes:

  • Certificate upon completion
  • Class materials
  • Continental breakfast and lunch for in-person trainees

Trainer: Sefa Isik, PE, CSP
Sefa Isik brings many years of refrigeration and compliance experience including CalARP/RMP/PSM regulatory programs, refrigeration design, mechanical integrity audits, seismic reviews, process safety audits, written programs, etc.

COVID-19 Safety Measures for In-Person Trainees

  • A maximum of 12 in-person participants will be allowed for each class each day.
  • Each participant must confirm they do not have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Each participant must self-attest whether they are vaccinated. Masks are required if you are not fully vaccinated.

Questions?
Call 831-218-1802 or email us at training@cypresseg.com.

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Training

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Training designed for Safety Coordinators, RMP/PSM Administrators, Refrigeration Operators and Technicians, Safety Personnel, Hazmat Team, and those working in facilities where hazardous materials, particularly ammonia, are present.

Location: Cypress Engineering Group Training Classroom
8 Harris Court, Suite A6, Monterey, CA 93940

2021 HAZWOPER Training Schedule
Please contact us if you would like to schedule training sessions.

Trainers: Sefa Isik, PE, CSP & Caroline Kennedy, MD
We bring many years of refrigeration and compliance experience including CalARP, CERS, RMP, PSM regulatory programs, refrigeration design, mechanical integrity audits, seismic reviews, process safety audits, written programs, etc.

Questions?
Call 831-218-1802 or email us at training@cypresseg.com.

Industrial General Permit Storm Water Compliance Training

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Training designed for facilities covered under General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities

Trainer: Fatih Konus, PhD, QISP

Location: At the facility covered by the storm water plan. CEG training classroom is available if necessary.

Dates: October 2021, exact dates TBD

Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Cost: Cost will depend on the extent of the training requested. The trainer will visit the site in order to prepare a site-specific training.

Questions?
Call 831-218-1802 or email us at training@cypresseg.com.

Topics Covered
  • General Overview of the Industrial General Permit (IGP)
  • Preparation, Implementation and Revision of site-specific SWPPP
  • Minimum and Advanced Best Management Practices (BMPs)
  • Monitoring Implementation Plan
    • Monthly Visual Observations
    • Sampling
      • Qualifying Stomre Event (QSE)
      • Sampling Parameters
      • Sampling Event and Sampling Event Visual Observations
  • Overview of SMARTS and Submission Requirements
    • Ad Hoc Reports (Sampling Results, etc.)
    • Change of Information (COI) Submission (for SWPPP revisions, etc.)
    • Linking Users
  • Annual Comprehensive Facility Compliance Evaluation
  • Annual Report
  • Sampling Frequency Reduction Certification
  • Numeric Action Levels (NALs) and Exceedance Response Actions
    • Baseline, Level 1 & Level 2 Statuses and Movement between Statuses
    • Level 1 ERA Evaluation and Report (QISP Required)
    • Level 2 ERA Action Plan and Technical Report (QISP Required)

Trainee Testimonials

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Our Clients

Client Testimonials

Here's what some of our clients and other agencies have said:

The [SWPPP] maps are nicely comprehensive. I commend you on those, I wish other enrollees had the same attention to detail to develop some great facility maps.
Mike Godwin, PG
Central Coast Water Board

We are...

Cypress Engineering Group (CEG), providing engineering services to companies primarily in California and Arizona.

CEG (formerly KIE Consultants) was founded by Robby Kroeze and Sefa Isik in 2008.

As a diversified engineering group, CEG prides itself in developing close relationships with clients and always being available for projects in a wide spectrum, no matter the size. At CEG, we are constantly working to improve our services and maintain pace with the latest developments in our industry.

Team

Here is the competent Cypress Team. Cypress Engineering Group combines experience and energy of its competent engineers from multi-disciplinary backgrounds and high educational degrees.

Sefa Isik

Founder, PE, MSME, CSP

Metin Serttunc

Principal, PE, CBCP, CEM

Steven E Rawson

Project Manager, PE

Chahan Shah

Project Manager, PE, CxA

Julie Lin

Production Manager

Fatih Konus

Project Engineer, PHD, QISP

Hakan Eren

Regulatory Compliance Manager

Daniel Soto

Designer

Kathryn Kroeze

Bookkeeper

Robby Kroeze

Retired

Facts

Some magic numbers below. Counting up since 2008.

180

Clients

1,350

Projects

78

Years of Combined Experience

9

Hard Workers

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