Kristen joined Center for Energy and Environment in 1996 and has worked extensively with public policy and technical programs. Kristen is currently the Director of Commercial Programs overseeing CEE’s commercial building programs to ensure they meet annual energy savings goals and provide participating businesses the tools needed to implement efficiency upgrades. These programs provide lighting, HVAC and refrigeration assessments, services and rebates to small and medium-sized commercial customers in Minnesota Xcel Energy service territory.
Kristen has a B.A. in International Studies from St. Norbert College and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.
- 2003 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Waste and Pollution Prevention