Spotlight stories

Innovation required
Communities take action
Rural collaboration
Start at home

Our areas of work

CEE's research identifies
and explores cost-effective
energy efficiency measures
and policies

Our policy work strives for
high-impact pragmatic
solutions guided by a public
interest ethic
We cut energy waste while
improving comfort in
homes, buildings, and
CEE's lending program
empowers upgrades for energy
efficiency and comfort in
homes and businesses
We help building
owners and entire communities
achieve long-term,
energy-saving solutions

Program highlights

63 communities
worked with Partners in Energy, CEE
Lending, and Home Energy Squad
8,824 homes visited
through Home Energy Squad, leading
to 9,276,825 lbs of CO2 saved
$5.8 million
in annual energy savings for local businesses
through the One-Stop Efficiency Shop
$15 million
provided in residential and commercial
financing through 1,080 loans
1,467 multifamily units
visited to install energy-saving products
with an average savings of $30 per unit
897,558 kWh
electricity saved by helping 185 businesses
upgrade their refrigeration equipment






Organizational highlights

70,191 website visitors
with 307,000 views of CEE web pages
161 staff
an increase of 13% from 2018
55 news updates
including 41 articles & 14 news releases
2,888 subscribers
to Field Notes, Policy Wire, & Quarterly newsletters
on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
38 staff presentations
at energy conferences nationwide



Board of Directors

Julia Donaldson, Chairperson

Tom Garry, Vice Chair

LisaBeth Barajas

Ralph Dickinson

John Kopchik

Amanda Novak

Nancy Tyra-Lukens, Treasurer

Non-voting Officers of the Corporation

Chris Duffrin, President

Stephanie Haddad, Corporate Secretary

Staff Leadership Group

Dave Bohac, P.E., Director of Research

Mike Bull, Director of Policy and External Affairs

Chris Duffrin, President

Jenny Edwards, Director of Planning and Engagement

Kristen Funk, Director of Commercial Programs

Cindy Greenwood, Director of Human Resources

Stephanie Haddad, Chief Operating Officer

Mark Hancock, P.E., Director of Engineering

Tim Hanrahan, Director of Communications

Jim Hasnik, Director of Lending Services

Carl Nelson, Director of Program Development

Rebecca Olson, Director of Residential Programs

Tom Spielman, Director of Information Technologies

Judy Thommes, Operations Manager

Meranda Wacek, Chief Financial Officer