Jeffrey Perlman, President and Founder
Jeffrey Perlman is the President and Founder of Bright Power. He spends his days solving the most challenging energy problems facing building owners today. An experienced energy auditor, energy analyst and solar-energy-system designer, Jeff is as happy in a boiler room or on a rooftop as he is in a corporate boardroom. Read More
Certifications: CEM, CEA, BPI Multifamily Building Analyst, LEED AP
Conor Laver, Vice President, Data Analysis and Chief Scientist
Conor leads his team in tackling all the data the crazy worlds of utility companies and building science throw at them and turn it into real actionable information. Read More
Certification: BPI Multifamily Building Analyst
Andrew McNamara, Vice President, Western Region
Andrew McNamara joined Bright Power in 2006 and became a Vice President in 2008 and a member of the Board of Directors in 2013. Andrew McNamara is currently Vice President, Western Region. Previously, Andrew led the firm’s sustainbility and solar practices from 2008-2013 and the Engineering Division from 2013-2015. Read More
Certifications: CEM, CEA, LEED AP BD+C (Building Design + Construction)
Gregory Sherman, Vice President, Western Region
Greg spearheads Bright Power’s first satellite office in Oakland, California. In this venture, the day-to-day finds Greg building partnerships with owners, managers, developers, architects, local government agencies and other key stakeholders. Greg is expanding our national presence and helping Bright Power make an even greater impact in the buildings of our West Coast clients. Read More
Certifications: CEM, Existing Buildings Commissioning Professional, BPI Multifamily Building Analyst and LEED EB O+M.
Sam Weisenberg, Vice President, Engineering
Sam is a troubleshooter with experience in demolition, electrics, electronics repair, audio, bicycle mechanics, furniture making, carpentry, small companies and buildings’ system. Read More
Jon Keck, Vice President, Software Engineering
Jon is responsible for the software development team at Bright Power, with particular emphasis on the support and enhancement of its flagship software product EnergyScoreCards™. He works closely with the EnergyScoreCards account management team to translate client feedback into tools which help clients understand how to improve both their energy efficiency and their bottom line. Read More
Jon Braman, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Jon Braman provides technical oversight, team coordination and assistance with incentives to transform energy analysis into energy savings. He develops straightforward ways to communicate complex patterns of building energy use via our energy benchmarking software, EnergyScoreCards™. Jon has published research on green buildings, and is currently an instructor on Green Building Practices at NYU. Read More
Certifications: BPI Multifamily Building Analyst, LEED AP
Breen Sullivan, Corporate Counsel
Breen’s responsibilities include counseling Bright Power and its affiliates on transactions, litigation and dispute management and resolution, corporate governance and compliance, risk management, employment issues intellectual property issues. Read more.
James Hannah, Director of Client Energy Services
James advises local, regional and national multifamily property owners, managers and lenders on how to best deploy energy efficiency, solar energy, cogeneration and green building features across their portfolios and in their development projects. James has helped his clients implement energy projects under a number of different structures including power pourchase agreements, debt financing and outright purchases. Read more.
Skye Gruen, Director of New Construction & Sustainability
Skye is the leader of our New Construction & Sustainability team, applying knowledge from her graduate research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Washington. Read more.
David Sachs, Director of Audit & Feasibility
Dave runs the Audit & Feasibility team at Bright Power, overseeing over 100 existing building energy audits, retro-commissioning and specialty energy- and water-related feasibility studies annually. Read more.
Colleen Woodson, Director of Energy Analysis
Colleen analyzes energy and building data to provide insight about how well buildings perform and enable clients to take action to improve buildings. Leveraging our energy benchmarking software, EnergyScoreCards, Colleen helps clients actively manage energy in buildings, identify opportunities and measure results. Read more.
Certifications: BPI Multifamily Building Analyst
Klaar De Schepper, Director of Data Management
Klaar De Schepper leads Bright Power’s Data Team which is tasked with gathering and processing the myriad flows of data that help our analysts and engineers do their job and give our clients the ability to track their buildings’ performance over time. Read more.
WindSail Capital Group
WindSail Capital Group is a Boston, MA based investment firm that provides growth capital to early stage commercial businesses advancing energy innovation and resource efficiency. WindSail’s unique approach offers companies flexible and creative financing solutions that meet their specific financing needs while facilitating growth and minimizing dilution. WindSail invests $2.0 to $8.0 million in each transaction.