Vision

We envision clean energy transforming the world by improving our global economy, security and environment – for ourselves, our children and future generations.

Mission

Our mission is to change the world one building at a time by helping decision-makers implement energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions into their commercial facilities.

Values

Integrity. Innovation. Service Excellence.

 

Melink - Great Place to Work 2017

 


Sustainability: The Heartbeat of Our Business

 

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    The Melink Story

    1987

    1987

    Steve Melink founds Melink Corp and its first business unit – Melink T&B – which provides HVAC test and balance services to restaurant chains. Wendy’s, Golden Corral, Brinker and Darden are some of its first customers.

    1990

    1990

    Steve discovers the need for a controls system to save energy in kitchen hoods. The Melink team invents the first demand control kitchen ventilation system – the Intelli-Hood – and fights for a code change to make the technology legal. They succeed! The second business unit, Intelli-Hood, is established.

    1997

    1997

    The Melink team moves into its first office building – a little white house in a residential neighborhood of Cincinnati. Melink T&B goes national to deliver consistency and coverage for customers, making it the first national TAB provider.

    2000

    2000

    Intelli­-Hood gives plain stainless steel kitchen hoods a brain with it’s first customers­­: a few local restaurants, schools, hospitals, and supermarkets.

    2004

    2004

    A green building conference sparks Steve’s inspiration to lead the sustainable buildings movement. He starts by issuing hybrid cars for traveling employees.

    2006

    2006

    Melink moves into its new LEED Gold headquarters in Cincinnati, with a dedication service attended by the United States Green Building Council president and the Ohio governor.

    2008

    2008

    Prompted by fascination from our tour groups, Melink ventures into the solar PV world by establishing a third business unit -- Melink Solar. The first few arrays are installed at the Cincinnati Zoo and two Ohio universities.

    2011

    2011

    The Melink office becomes Net-Zero Energy, Energy Star 99 rated and LEED Platinum certified. Its progressive integration of conservation, efficiency and renewable technologies makes it one of the greenest buildings in the world.

    2014

    2014

    Melink earns a Great Rated honor by the Great Place to Work Institute.

    2015

    2015

    After experiencing the benefit of its own geothermal HVAC system, Melink starts a fourth business unit – Melink Geo – to mainstream the technology.

    2015

    2015

    Steve Melink is honored with the 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Ohio Valley award in the manufacturing solutions category.

    2016

    2016

    Melink is certified as a Great Place to Work based on an employee survey conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute.

    Next

    What's Next?

    We will continue developing energy solutions for a brighter tomorrow for our customers, our families and future generations.


    Having Fun While Getting the Work Done

    cincinnati zoo
    Amy Angela halloween

    61% of employees drive an electric car or hybrid.

    Steve Melink
    Colin mission trip
    Flying Pig race
    solar team indy

    "As a parent, nearly everything you do is for your kids. For me this means doing what is right to make the world more sustainable."
    – Craig Davis, President

    Craig family
    Witter family

    Producing enough solar electricity to power 927 homes annually.

    solar team
    Jason cornhole
    Lorie nerf war
    fleet
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