About Us

Aquanomix is an environmental technology company that delivers water optimization and energy saving platforms for HVAC related piping systems. Aquanomix has pioneered the emerging water reuse market in the United States HVAC marketplace. The company delivers the building’s previously disparate water quality and heat exchanger efficiency data into a single portal, into the rightful hands of the owners and operators, empowering swift and intelligent decision-making. Aquanomix is committed to smarter water and energy use today as a solution for a greener tomorrow.

Management Team

Rob O’Donnell, Founding Partner

Robert O’Donnell is the Founding Partner of Aquanomix LLC, based in Davidson, North Carolina and has over 20 years of experience in the water management industry. Prior to launching Aquanomix, he was a managing partner for a water management consulting firm based in the southeast. This experience led the way to a more targeted approach to water conservation and reuse in commercial and industrial facilities. Rob has experience with diverse client sectors including biotechnology, aircraft manufacturing, banking and data centers industries among others. His work includes water reclamation technologies, active storm water management, and groundwater remediation and reuse.

Rob has been cited in national trade publications and has given speeches from local USGBC, ASHRAE, and ASPE societies to national conferences on the topic of water management including reduction, recovery and reuse. The much-anticipated report “Navigating to New Shores: the Future for Sustainable and Resilient U.S. Freshwater Resources” was issued by the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread was recently released at the WEFTEC show in September and highlights Aquanomix work in the water reuse sector.

Rob sits on the ASPE Main Technical Standards Committee, the ICC/CSA North American Standard for Rainwater Collection, is part of the US Technical Advisory Group to ISO TC-282, as well as holds the role of National Liaison between USGBC and Association of Water Technologies.

Elias R. Mullane, PE, Partner

Elias Mullane, managing partner of Aquanomix, LLC, brings over 20 years of nationwide construction management experience to the team. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

During his career with large and medium sized general contractors, he was responsible for ensuring the overall performance and success of his project teams throughout the U.S. Elias supervised and managed projects, established supplier relations, managed project schedules, and performed preconstruction services to achieve cost objectives. He was ultimately responsible for client retention, company profitability, and overall portfolio success. As project executive for a fast-growing Southeastern construction management company, his client base was exclusive to repeat customers within the international industrial sector. Elias brings an operational skill set to Aquanomix, making the company uniquely situated to deliver solutions for new construction and after-market projects.

Elias is a Professional Engineer licensed in North Carolina and has earned certification as a LEED AP BD+C Professional. He is an active member of USGBC, ASME, and AWT.