Dane Taival is the vice president of building services for Trane North America, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. He is responsible for developing and delivering commercial building modernization and improvement services and solutions. Taival has been with Trane for 19 years and handles asset management and high performance building services, controls contracting, and comprehensive solutions. With 20 years of experience in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, his position establishes the direction for the business and creates new offerings to fuel the organization’s growth. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin. He is also a registered professional engineer and certified energy manager.