Board of Directors


Patricia Rothwell

Founder & President

PR Biz, llc 

Denver, Colorado


Patricia Rothwell is the Founder/President of The Common Thread, LLC, PR Biz, reducing front line labor turnover in the construction industry. She was a Sr. Area Sales Manager for 5 states in the Rocky Mountain Regions of Owens Corning's Insulation Residential and Commercial Division. She works with high performance builders on the building strategy team to identify innovative opportunities for building science, marketing, sales implementation, and project management for builder initiatives.

Patricia grew up in Colorado’s building industry working in the field for her father, a customer home builder in the late 1980s. After graduating college, Patricia worked in a variety of industries; corporate communications at IBM to sales promotions, grassroots marketing campaigns, new business development, fundraising, and media relations in the airlines, heath care, and financial industries. After 10 years at Owens Corning, she continued in the building materials industry bringing her vast experience to work with insulation contractors, distributors and builders.  

Patricia has been active in the Colorado energy efficiency industry. She is a founding member of EEBC. She has received the Sales Excellence Award, Pinnacle Awards and in 2014 was recognized as one of the Top 40 Women in Energy Efficiency by the Denver Business Journal.


 Board Members   
Charlie Buck
Regulatory Affairs Manager




Charlie is Manager of Regulatory Affairs and Market Development for Western North America at Oracle, a software company based in Arlington, Virginia. In this role, he works with the region's regulators, policy-makers, stakeholders, and utility partners.


Timothy Jones

Sales Manager


Denver, Colorado

Tim Jones started in the HVAC-R industry when he was a Sophomore in high school (Lyman High School; Longwood, FL). After Tim graduated he pursued a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Central Florida. 

Upon graduation, he went to work at Trane and has never looked back. Tim started as an Applications Engineer, moved into project management, Account Management and he is currently the Sales Manager in Denver, Colorado.


Ian Doebber

Chief R&D Engineer

Latent Engineering
Denver, Colorado

Ian joined Transformative Wave (TW) in 2015 as their Chief R&D Engineer. He focuses on the continual enhancement of TW’s technology solutions - the CATALYST retrofit for rooftop HVAC systems and web-based eIQ platform – for Smart Grid applications, actionable data analytics and advanced automation. He also oversees new product development. Prior to TW, Ian worked for 8 years at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory managing laboratory testing, field demonstration and analytical modeling of advanced building technologies covering HVAC, refrigeration, battery and envelope systems. Prior to NREL, he worked for Arup for three years on high performance mechanical and façade design. He has a MS from Virginia Tech and a BS from Bucknell University in Mechanical Engineering.



Jim Meyers
Senior Associate, Director Buildings Efficiency Program

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)
Boulder, Colorado

Jim Meyers is Senior Associate, Director of Buildings Efficiency Program for the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), where he works on building efficiency opportunities. Jim is responsible for conducting analysis, preparing case studies, evaluating new and emerging technologies for buildings and promoting the adoption of state-of-the-art building energy codes and voluntary programs.

Jim has worked in multiple sectors of the energy field by starting his working career in the generation of power via fuel cells and more recently through energy efficiency of the built environment and new construction. Previous to his current position Jim was a regional manager for an insulation trade association where he worked with regional efficiency alliances, state energy offices, and other organizations to support the adoption of advanced energy codes. Prior to this position Jim was the Technical Director for E-Star Colorado where he directed the Home Energy Rating program and building energy codes advancement in Colorado.


Ben Crandall

Ben is a Director at CLEAResult, which implements energy efficiency utility programs nationwide.

Ben is responsible for managing and achieving financial targets, business operations and new business for multiple electric and natural gas Utility clients in Illinois and Colorado. He directly supervises a team of 11 managers, with a staff of over 80 individuals throughout Chicago, IL and Denver, Colorado. His primary responsibilities include oversight of the cost, implementation and performance of company contracts and providing an environment of professional and leadership development of company staff and facilitate collaboration and team building across program teams in multiple states.


Andrew Wildenberg

e3 Power
Denver, Colorado

Andy Wildenberg graduated from the University of Denver in 1975 with a degree in Real Estate and Construction Management and has been involved in property ownership and management for over 40 years.  In January 2010 he went back to school at Red Rocks Community College to study energy efficiency. In May of 2013 he participated in a NREL Job Task Analysis symposium to determine the criteria for a multi-family building operator certification. In March 2014 he was part of the NREL Scheme Committee for Quality Control Inspector for Multi-family housing.

As founding partner of e3 Power (economic, energy, efficiency) Andy believes in the axiom Use what you need not what you can”. His finance and property management background leads to sound decision making based on return on investment. Any savings that can be attained through energy efficiency investments increases the value of the investment. 

Tom Wilkinson

Stellar Energy Contractors, Inc.
Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Tom Wilkinson is the president of Stellar Energy Contractors, Inc. and is responsible for sales and operations of all Stellar Divisions: Residential and Commercial Energy Audits, Automation and Control, Insulation and Air Sealing, Windows, Electrical, HVAC, Solar (Solar Thermal and PV), and Roofing.



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