Board of Directors

President  


Patricia Rothwell
Founder & President
   patricia@commonthreadbiz.com

PR Biz, llc | Denver, Colorado
   www.commonthreadbiz.com

       


Patricia is the Founder/President of The Common Thread, LLC, PR Biz, reducing the front line labor turnover in the construction industry. She was a Senior Area Sales Manager for 5 states in the Rocky Mountain Regions of Owens Corning's Insulation Residential and Commercial Division. 

Patricia grew up in Colorado’s building industry working in the field for her father, a custom 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, health 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 and 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.buck@oracle.com

Oracle | San Francisco, California
   www.oracle.com


Charlie is the 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.

Ian Doebber
Chief R&D Engineer
   ian.doebber1@gmail.com

Latent Engineering | 
   Denver, Colorado



 


Ian started Latent Engineering in 2018. He provides technical consulting on building technologies for solutions covering energy efficiency, distributed generation and thermal/battery storage. His clients include NREL, Software Motor Company and AES Distributed Energy. Prior, he lead the R&D efforts at Transformative Wave (TW) for 3 years, focusing on expanding TW's product stack to include Smart Grid applications, data analytics and Internet-of-Things capabilities. Prior to TW, Ian worked for 8 years at the NREL conducting laboratory testing, field demonstration and analytical modeling of advanced building technologies from refrigeration to HVAC to facades. Prior to NREL, was a engineer at Arup for 3 years designing hospitals, labs, museums, offices and college campuses, from Schematic Design to Construction Admin. He has a MS from Virginia Tech and a BS from Bucknell University in Mechanical Engineering.

Jim Meyers
Senior Associate,
Director Buildings Efficiency Program
   jmeyers@swenergy.org 

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project | Boulder, Colorado
   www.swenergy.org




Jim 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.

Clayton Reed
Portfolio Manager
  clayton.reed@clearesult.com

CLEAResult, LLC | Boulder, Colorado
   www.clearesult.com


Clayton is a Portfolio Manager at CLEAResult, which implements energy efficiency utility programs throughout the United States and Canada.

Clayton graduated from University of Colorado at Denver with a Masters in Global Energy Management in 2012. He has 10 years of experience in various roles and companies within the energy efficiency sector. He is responsible for managing and achieving financial targets and business operations for multiple electric and natural gas Utility clients in Colorado. He directly supervises a team of 5 managers, with a staff of over 40 individuals throughout Colorado and New Mexico.

Doug White
Integrated Solutions Executive
   doug.white@irco.com

Trane | Denver, Colorado
   www.trane.com




Doug is an Integrated Solutions Executive with Trane focusing on Performance Contracting and large Non-Guarantee energy-related projects. Doug has extensive experience working with large Investor Owned Utilities on the development and implementation of rebate programs and projects. His career has not only been focused on energy efficiency but also with manufactures that support those energy efficiencies such as HVAC, Lighting, Lighting Controls, and Solar. Recently, Doug has been working on developing Smart City strategies. Strategies that assist cities in the Denver Metro area to achieve their long-term strategic goals.

Andrew Wildenberg
President
   andy@e3power.net

e3 Power | Denver, Colorado
   www.e3power.net






Andy is a founding partner of e3 Power (economic, energy, efficiency). He 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.

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.

   

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