Trevor Donnelly, an energy rater for EnergyLogic, checks his manometer while testing a duct system for air leakage at an Energy Star home in north Fort Collins April 25, 2017. Donnelly’s main goal is to quantify duct leakage so the HVAC system is up to compliance for Energy Star rating. Joel Blocker / For BizWest

EnergyLogic makes its own luck

BERTHOUD — It was the early 1990s, and Steve Byers needed to figure out what to do with his life. The U.S. Air Force Academy, typically, puts its graduates on a fairly determined career track. But Byers, having majored in history, graduated in 1987 and completed his service, was qualified only to do the one thing he no longer wanted to do — fly. He’d always been interested in the alternative-energy industry, though, and even…