Our Mission

We make energy efficiency affordable

The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in order to foster and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities, especially those of low-income.  AEA representatives engage in a broad range of educational, technical and construction management activities and services to promote this mission and develop the industry that advances and sustains it.

New York

Beginning in the early 1990s, AEA has provided training, program design, and implementation services for Weatherization, utility and NYSERDA-funded energy-efficiency programs – including serving as both a technical services provider and direct services subgrantee for the Weatherization Assistance Program in New York State. AEA specializes in delivering energy efficiency to multifamily properties, including affordable housing.

California

AEA opened its West Coast office in 2010 and has since helped lead the charge towards a clean, efficient, and equitable zero net carbon multifamily building stock in California. We are deeply committed to addressing the challenges of climate change by delivering the benefits of energy efficiency and solar to the communities that are most susceptible to climate impacts and have the fewest resources available to them to protect themselves from the consequences.

Our Team

Everyone
New York
California

David Hepinstall

Executive Director

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Peter Hoyle

Chief Operating Officer

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Nasser Ghaleb

Chief Financial Officer

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Andy Brooks

Senior Director, AEA West

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Nick Dirr

Senior Director, Programs

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Amy Beresford

Director, Human Resources

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Amy Dryden

Director, Strategic Innovation

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Betta Broad

Director, Advocacy & Organizing

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Diane Gonzalez

Director of Training Operations

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Francis Rodriguez

Director, Weatherization

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Gina Buffone

Director, New Construction

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John Neal

Director, Technical Services

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Nate Price

Director, Online Learning and Web Technologies

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Pedro Barry

Director, Outreach and Community Affairs

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Sarah Hill

Director, Low-Income Programs

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Tania Hidalgo

Director, Marketing Communications

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Nick Young

Associate Director, Projects

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Adrian Peña

Energy & Environmental Engineer

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Aidan Llora

Associate, Projects

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Alec Alvarez

Associate, Projects

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Alexis Garcia

Energy Auditor

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America Diaz

Coordinator, Projects

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Amrit Kaur

Green Building Analyst

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Ari Usher

Senior Associate, Projects

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Ashley Davis

Associate, Projects

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Cesnisha Carver

Scheduling Coordinator

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Costanza Gonzalo

Associate, Programs

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David Segan

Senior Associate, Programs

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Dennis Palko

Manager, Enterprise Applications

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Dominic Danquah

Energy Efficiency Engineer

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Edward Ntalo

Program Manager & Energy Auditor

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Elaine Wu

Coordinator, Data Analysis

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El Hadji Niang

Energy Efficiency Engineer

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Emma Doherty

Projects Associate

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G.G. Merkel

Manager, R & D Projects

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Heather Rosa

Manager, Programs

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Helen Wong

Coordinator, Programs

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Jack Aitchison

Manager, Energy Engineering

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Jake Tisinger

Senior Manager, Programs

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John Ahrens

Program Manager

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Juana Marte

Senior Energy Advisor

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Kevin Notice

Communications and Engagement Coordinator

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Kyle Siden

Senior Associate, Data Analysis

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Luca Costa

Senior Associate, Projects

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Madhuri Jannumahanthi

Energy Engineer & Green Building Analyst

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Matt Dean

Senior Trainer

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Md A Mamun

Energy Efficiency Engineer

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Megan Ching

Senior Manager, Programs

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Meghan Duff

Manager, R&D Projects

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Mizuki Ihara

Coordinator, Programs

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Molly O'Brien

Coordinator, Projects

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Natalie Meola

Salesforce Administrator

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Nick Rivers

Senior Associate, Accounting

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Priya Cortes

Senior Associate, Programs

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Ramon Casado

Assistant Program Manager

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Reynel Romain

Utility Program Outreach Coordinator

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Ruth Wong

Coordinator, Programs

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Scott Adler

Associate, Projects

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Scott O’Shea

Associate, R&D Engineering

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Sebastian Cohn

Manager, Projects

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Shay Reza

Sr. Associate, Projects

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Sheetal Chitnis

Senior Manager, Programs

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Staci Givens

Associate, Programs

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Victoria Turner

Senior Associate, Programs

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Yajun Li

Data Management Associate

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Board Leadership

The following AEA board members serve on its Executive Committee:

Joe G. Barden

President

Gary Brown

Board Member

Dan Rieber

Board Member

Careers

Our organization consists of dedicated and talented professionals in the energy performance industry driven by the mission of providing healthier environments to communities of low income. We are excited to invest in our employees because we understand their work's social and environmental impact. If you are motivated by our mission, we invite you to review our list of benefits and apply to join our team.

  • Competitive salaries
  • Mission-driven work
  • Dedicated colleagues
  • Comprehensive suite of health and wellness benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, HSA/HRA, commuter plans)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Qualified employer for public service student loan forgiveness
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Robust paid time off benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commitment to a diverse and inclusive work culture



California Jobs



New York Jobs





New Construction Project Manager

New York

AEA seeks to add a New Construction Project Manager to its New Construction team, which provides energy and sustainability consulting to affordable housing developers and design teams in the New York City metropolitan area and beyond for both new and rehab buildings.

Sr. Operations Manager - San Francisco/Bay Area (Hybrid)

California

AEA West is seeking a Senior Operations Manager to join our tight-knit, talented team of “Energy Geeks”. The candidate must be passionate about energy efficiency and green building, highly organized, and have strong communication skills. They will collaborate closely with the senior leadership team of AEA’s West Coast office to make important policy and strategic decisions. They will lead the coordination and implementation of operational policies and procedures. They will also assist our Human Resources department with recruiting, when necessary, and help promote a company culture that encourages high morale, engagement, and performance.

Project Associate -(Hybrid/Various Locations in California)

California

The Project Associate will assist senior staff in conducting energy audits of multifamily and commercial buildings, providing analysis at both the project and program levels, designing, and managing retrofit projects, performing green building assessments, and conducting a variety of technology and market assessments. Candidates will engage in data collection, building diagnostics, research, data analysis, job costing, construction feasibility, energy modeling, and report production as needed to complete a range of project types. They are expected to be a self-starter, an independent problem solver, and a strong team player.

Program Coordinator (Hybrid)

California

The Program Coordinator will assist one or more of AEA’s Program Associates and/or Program Managers in the day-to-day operations and process flow of programs directed at providing energy efficiency and building decarbonization services for multifamily buildings. The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with AEA’s Program Associates and/ or Program Managers who manage and support program implementation, oversee and coordinate with technical staff, analyze program and pilot data, coordinate with external parties, conduct outreach, and intake. The Program Coordinator engages in project scheduling, data analysis, report production, special program projects/pilots, and database management as needed. They are expected to be a self-starter, an independent problem solver, and a strong team player.

Program Manager - Los Angeles

California

The Program Manager will oversee the day-to-day management and process flow of programs directed at providing energy efficiency and building decarbonization services to multifamily buildings. The Program Manager will also be expected to perform program contract management responsibilities, and interface with both the client and any subcontractors. They will oversee the work of the Energy Analysts, who conduct energy audits of multifamily buildings, provide engineering analysis at the project level, design and manage retrofit projects, perform green building assessments, and conduct technology and market assessments. The Program Manager engages in program design, project scheduling, data analysis, report production, and database management as needed, to deliver high-impact energy efficiency programs. They are expected to be a self-starter, an independent problem solver, and a strong team player.

Affiliations and Industry Partners

AEA partners with leaders in the industry to provide a holistic and community based approach to further decarbonization nationwide.

AEA Network of Downstate New York Weatherization Direct Service Providers