As a Field Supervisor and Energy Auditor at CEE, Jarad works with homeowners to achieve energy goals in support of CEE’s Residential Programs and a healthy environment. His role includes in-home energy analysis — such as inspecting insulation levels and performing blower door tests for airtightness — as well as education to residents looking to make energy efficiency, comfort, health and durability improvements.
Jarad previously worked as a freelance writer-editor and marketing strategist for design-build firms focused on sustainability and quality in the high-performance building sector. In addition to his work at CEE, Jarad serves on the board of Passive House Minnesota where he helps promote the Passive House building energy standard through marketing, public outreach, education and advocacy.
Jarad holds a B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communications from South Dakota State University.
Building Performance Institute (BPI), Building Analyst
North American Passive House Network (NAPHN)