Salil is an active proponent of economical energy production, transmission, and distribution. He has spent more than 10 years advising the energy industry on structuring policies and regulations that govern the economic management of demand side resources. Salil’s expertise includes a variety of energy efficiency and demand response consulting services including policy planning, program design, assessing market potential, market research & characterization, and evaluation, measurement & verification.
Michael Frischmann is the Director of Evaluation and Planning at EcoMetric Consulting. Mike is constantly seeking continuous improvement initiatives that accelerate utility economics and deliver value to utility end-users. He has nine years of experience in the energy industry providing expertise on technologies, programs and policies for demand side resources. Mike’s expertise spans multiple facets of the energy efficiency industry including engineering, data collection and research design, program evaluation and implementation, measure characterization, and data analytics. Previously, as a Principal and Director of Michaels Energy’s Evaluation Department, he led evaluation and research studies for utilities and regulatory bodies across the United States Canada. Mike holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
William Goodrich is a Consulting Engineer at EcoMetric and performs all types of impact evaluation activities including project file reviews, onsite inspections, real time power metering, energy modeling, billing analysis and realization rate calculations. Mr. Goodrich is an experienced engineer and manager with a multi-disciplined background; comprehensive understanding of energy utility demand-side management markets from both analytical and ‘hands-on’ perspectives; experience providing technical consulting to utility companies and the commercial and industrial clients that participate in utility sponsored energy efficiency programs; facility auditing and analysis; DSM program design and implementation. Mr. Goodrich received a B.A. in Engineering and Philosophy in 2003.
Michelle Bruchs is a social research advisor for EcoMetric. She leads process and net-to-gross evaluations, market assessments and other types of social research studies. Michelle is an experienced researcher with more than 15 years experience in sustainability and energy efficiency market research and evaluation. Her expertise is in understanding the human side of sustainability and effective client engagement. Michelle has a valuable combination of skills in research design and qualitative analytical expertise, with a focus on clear writing and compelling presentation of results.
Michael O’Brien Crayne is a Managing Consultant at EcoMetric and performs project management and technical work for energy efficiency program planning and evaluation. Michael’s areas of expertise include technical program design, building energy codes, energy modeling, measure development, metering, and cost effectiveness analysis. He is experienced at adapting program offerings to meet specific considerations of different utilities and states. Michael has over six years of design, implementation, and evaluation experience with utility energy efficiency programs, including new construction programs for which he developed prescriptive measures, reviewed custom analyses, and provided technical insight into the design of innovative offerings supporting net-zero buildings and small commercial customers.
Jake Fuller is a Managing Consultant at EcoMetric and performs all types of quantitative analysis for residential, commercial and industrial sector energy efficiency and demand response program evaluations. Mr. Fuller has over five years' consulting experience in the energy sector conducting data analysis and market research for multinational commercial and industrial organizations. Jake has experience as a program manager leading impact evaluation engineering activities, on-site data gathering, TRM evaluation and development of site-specific measurement and verification plans. He has also managed complex forecasts of short term and long-term pricing, and supply and demand of energy commodities. He has developed and maintained scalable databases for economic data related to the performance of energy efficiency initiatives.
Ola Czastkiewicz is a Senior Energy Engineer at EcoMetric Consulting specializing in demand-side management. She performs technical work for energy efficiency program planning and evaluation. Ola’s areas of expertise include energy modeling, measurement and verification (M&V), energy auditing, billing regression, market characterization, energy conservation measure evaluation, and efficiency savings calculations. She has over six years of experience evaluating a diverse set of residential, commercial, and industrial utility conservation programs across North America. Ola has a degree in environmental engineering, is a certified energy manager (CEM), and is pursuing her professional mechanical engineer license (PE).
Bitul Sinha is a Senior Energy Engineer at EcoMetric Consulting specializing in conducting industrial ASHARE Level II energy audits, Measurement & Verification studies, and building automated tools for savings verification. He has conducted several hundred energy audits and reviewed complex custom C&I electric and natural gas savings for DSM program administrators. Bitul has reviewed savings of over 16 million kWh and 3.2 MW peak demand in lighting upgrades, HVAC/Chiller retrofits and other prescriptive measures in states such as Texas and New Mexico. Bitul has a Master’s degree in Energy Systems and he is passionate about utilizing advanced analytical methods in verifying savings traditionally reviewed with engineering algorithms.
Kyle McKenna is a Senior Energy Engineer at EcoMetric specializing in commercial and industrial measurement, verification, and energy analysis. He has more than six years of experience conducting impact evaluations of residential, commercial, and industrial programs from across North America. He has experience with complex energy systems analysis and is skilled at deploying meters in the field. Additionally, Kyle has experience reviewing, updating, and maintaining technical reference manuals, programming and coding program tracking systems, and data analytics using python. Kyle has a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is pursuing his professional mechanical engineer license.
Aakanksha Dubey is an Energy Engineer at EcoMetric Consulting and performs technical work for energy efficiency program evaluations. Aakanksha’s areas of expertise include energy efficiency program research and evaluation, energy auditing, on-site data collection, measurement and verification of energy savings, and data analysis. She has over four years of experience in energy management (ISO: 50001), monitoring of energy systems, energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings, environmental impact analysis of energy efficiency measures, and regulatory compliance. Aakanksha is a trained energy auditor by the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center at Lehigh University.