Dave oversees NEEP’s Technology & Market Solutionss team, which is currently leading regional market transformation initiatives for Residential Lighting, Home Energy management Systems (HEMS), Air-Source Heat Pumps (ASHP), Strategic Energy Management for the Industrial sector and Appliance Standards. In this capacity, Dave provides strategic direction for the teams’ development, management and integration with other NEEP teams. Dave also serve as a member of NEEP’s Senior Management Team.
Dave first joined NEEP as an intern in 2006, eventually becoming a Residential Program Associate on what was then the Regional Initiatives team. He took on the duties of Manager of the Appliance Standards project in 2008, eventually focusing fulltime on this project, before returning to a more direct role to support the Retail Products team within Market Strategies in 2011.
In 2013, as Senior Program Manager, Dave continued to work across the Appliance Standards Project and Market Strategies Team, leading the development of market transformation strategy reports. NEEP’s Market Strategy Reports provide regional guidance on how to best accelerate market adoption of specified products throughout the region. Between 2012 and 2016, the Market Strategies team developed Regional Market Transformation Strategy reports for Residential Lighting, Business and Consumer Electronics, Home Energy Management Systems, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Air-Source Heat Pumps and Commercial Air-Conditioners (“Roof-top Units”).
Dave began his professional career as a high school math teacher in Boston. Prior to joining NEEP, Dave also spent two seasons living in Aspen, CO working as the Manager of the Annabelle Inn. His undergraduate degree is in physics from Middlebury College.
Q: What is your favorite thing about NEEP?...
A: The people…NEEPers are passionate about making a positive difference in this world.
Q: If you could spend one week anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?
A: I love to travel to new places to experience new things. Top of my travel list includes Nepal (mountains and culture), Hawaii (snorkeling/sailing/beach), as well as many skiing destinations.
Q: If you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be?
A: Elon Musk, Tom Brady, Bill Gates