Our Vision

“Accelerating Innovation for a Better Life”
by being leaders of innovation and creating practical solutions resulting in step change improvements for our partners.

About Us

Exergy Solutions Inc. is an engineering consultant offering end-to-end, fit-for-purpose lab-scale and pilot-scale equipment for research and innovation. We have been operating in Calgary since 2013 and opened our X-Lab in 2019, offering state-of-the-art industrial 3D printers and post-processing solutions, as well as a wireless augmented and virtual reality studio. We work with clients in a variety of sectors including energy, utilities, healthcare, education and manufacturing.

We’re Western Canada’s largest additive manufacturer and our expert team provides strategic insight to help our clients achieve their performance goals. We know our team is the backbone of our success.

We seek to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and ownership within our team.

Our Leadership Team

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Billy Rideout, P.Eng


Billy is a chemical engineer who graduated from the University of New Brunswick. He worked with Suncor for over 17 years in a variety of departments such as design engineering, project management, growth planning and development, process safety, operational excellence, and new technology development. Billy has passion for driving technology improvement to the energy industry and other sectors critical to our economy. Find him on LinkedIn

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Vicky Lavoie

Business Manager

Vicky is a co-owner and founding member of Exergy Solutions. She previously worked as a speech-language pathologist for more than 17 years and served as the president for a not-for-profit francophone preschool organization. Since 2013, Vicky has been pivotal in  establishing critical administrative functions of Exergy such as financial systems, human resources, project management applications, work processes implementation, as well as health and safety programs.

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Ian Buchanan, P. Eng

VP, Technical Services

Ian is an innovative and profit-driven engineering leader and senior process engineer with 25 years of experience designing, operating, troubleshooting, and optimizing oil & gas facilities. He has a history of identifying and developing novel and practical solutions to industry challenges by solving the tough problems, both in operations and projects. He has extensive expertise leading and motivating multi-discipline teams of 5-35 people to create value.

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

David Waldbillig, PhD, MSc

Director, Advanced Manufacturing

Dave is an innovative engineering leader, focused on the practical aspects of research and technology development. He is a detail-oriented materials engineer, with more than ten years experience leading novel materials and coatings research and development projects from initial concept through full-scale manufacturing and commercialization. He is a strategic thinker and is always interested in identifying and developing new business and technology opportunities, partnerships, and applications.

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Tanner Ball, P. Eng

Operations Manager

Tanner is a mechanical engineer with 11 years of experience in heavy oil extraction and upgrading. A process driven specialist with excellent leadership and team-based skill sets, Tanner has experience in project development, management, and execution as well as upgrader maintenance and operation. He is a self-starting multi-tasker motivated to make a difference.

Billy Rideout President of Exergy Solutions Calgary based drafting

Scott Hunter

Digital Solutions Manager

Scott has 15 years of experience in the energy sector with a focus on 3D laser scanning, virtual reality, augmented reality and CAD systems administration. Scott thrives on diving into cutting-edge digital technologies and creating the value propositions associated with them. Through his passion for innovation and his dedication to the digital 4.0 revolution, he enables Exergy’s partners to capture return on investment of implementing new and emerging technologies.