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In 1994, Maloney formed JMPE, his own electrical engineering and lighting design business headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. Due of increasing work in the Bakersfield area, John opened a second office there in 2004. A third office was opened in Orcutt in 2013.
JMPE’s areas of expertise include electrical design of power, lighting systems, signal systems, distribution systems, fire alarm systems, short circuit analysis, coordination studies and Items 24 lighting calculations; as well as interior and exterior lighting design. Clients include K-12 schools, colleges/universities, retail stores, offices, institutional and governmental spaces and residences.
Maloney is the recipient of numerous awards including: 1995 - American Institute of Architects-San Luis Obispo Chapter Award (Palm Street Offices); 1995 - Applee Award-Honorable Mention (Crossroads Restaurant in Santa Barbara interior lighting); 1994 - Santa Barbara Beautiful Award (Crossroads Restaurant); 1994 - Illuminating Engineering Society's Paul Waterbury Award (Santa Barbara City College's Parking Structure Lighting); and is a three-time winner of the Southern California Edison Design for Excellence Award (1993 - Oxnard Post Office Remodel; 1992 - Lost Arrow/Patagonia Office Remodel and 1991 - Emilie Ritchen Elementary School Oxnard). He was also named the Engineer of the Year for 2000 for Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Since 2000 John has declined to be considered for awards and now focuses that time on project development.
John’s professional memberships include IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers-former Section Chair); IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America former Section Chairman) and California Society of Professional Engineers (former Chapter President and currently Mathcounts chairperson). John is also a member of the US Green Building Council and the Santa Barbara County Innovative Building Review Committee. For the past 15 years he has been Commissioner of AYSO Region 122.
John has been actively supporting the San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura County AIA chapters for many years. He has helped AIA associates study for the electrical portion of their exams.
John’s Licenses include the following:
California License #E13083 / Colorado License #26463
Oregon License #71274PE / Arkansas License #11196
Louisiana License #32751 / Nevada License #019896 / Alabama License #32073-E
John is also an Allied Member of The AIA Golden Empire.