Director of Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Services

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Director of Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Services | AEI Consultants | Denver

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PostedFebruary 18, 2021


Denver, CO, USA

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Director of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Location:  Flexible/Nationwide


The Director of Energy Efficiency & Sustainability is responsible for leadership of energy efficiency and sustainability services for AEI’s clients. The Director oversees delivery of reporting, compliance, audit, and capital planning services to assists our clients to meet their operational efficiency, ESG reporting and climate risk adaptation goals. AEI’s Energy Efficiency & Sustainability group improves the financial, operational and environmental performance of single assets as well as large, complex portfolios with proven utility cost reductions as demonstrated through benchmarking and reporting. The Director guides AEI’s services to help our clients save money, meet their ESG reporting obligations, and reduce the carbon footprint of their commercial real estate portfolio or lending activities.


  • Develop and launch a business strategy to leverage AEI’s existing building assessment and capital planning knowledge combined with emerging energy efficiency and sustainability requirements to create value-add for AEI’s existing client base.
  • Develop, market and implement scopes of work to meet client needs.
  • Develop and launch a business strategy to address our clients’ needs with respect to climate risk and climate adaptation. Develop, implement, and market specific scopes of work to meet client needs.
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive tracking of local and regional regulatory obligations concerning energy benchmarking, energy use, energy audits, and energy efficiency.
  • Develop service offerings and business strategies to meet clients needs in these areas.
  • Develops the expertise within AEI’s Building Assessment team to deliver cross-divisional services as outlined above.
  • Ensure our Building Assessment teams are equipped to provide assessment services related to high-efficiency HVAC equipment, LED lighting, sustainable roof solutions, water savings measures, energy management systems, site-specific renewable energy power solutions, and electric vehicle charging stations.
  • Contributes to the creation of a training programs for clients, BAEN PMs/PM IIs, SPMs, and NCMs to ensure we’re not only providing like-kind replacement cost estimates, but also capable of advising clients on upgrading equipment for energy efficiency requirements and ESG goals
  • Collaborates with AEI’s Executive, Business Development, and Marketing teams to establish and meet growth goals within the sector
  • Contributes to the creation of a large dependable and qualified team of Associate Consultants in desired geographic locations
  • Oversees annual budget, including revenue and profit targets, for the Energy Efficiency and Sustainability business line
  • Serves as the face of Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Services both internally and externally
  • Prepares two to three articles suitable for publication per year
  • Partners with the sales team ensure that Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Services Revenue Targets are achieved
  • Monitors expenses to ensure that Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Services Profitability Targets are achieved
  • Builds direct client relationships in support of sales efforts through servicing the account and in-person meetings
  • Serves as primary Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Services Lead for specific accounts
  • Maintains a technical review load and delegating reviews as needed
  • Builds an intimate, in-depth understanding of the client’s goals and facilitating the delivery of consulting to meet those needs


  • P.E. Preferred
  • BPI-MFBA or CEM a plus
  • Experience and/or certification with LEED, USGBC, BREEAM, USRC a plus


  • Engineering or Advanced Environmental Degree required
  • Post Graduate Degree desired
  • Additional training or experience in building performance, sustainability, ESG reporting


  • Experience and/or certification with LEED, USGBC, BREEAM, USRC a plus


  • The work environment is indoors, in a typical office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to manipulate, handle or reach; and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be required to stand, walk, balance, kneel or crouch. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus.

AEI Consultants is an employee-owned international consulting firm that provides comprehensive services to commercial lenders, property owners, managers, tenants, and developers, industries, institutions, government agencies, and insurers, including many Fortune 500 companies. These services include environmental, property and facility assessments, zoning and energy consulting, site investigation and remediation, industrial hygiene, and construction risk management. Founded in 1992, AEI is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices across the United States and Europe.

At AEI Consultants, we celebrate and support diversity and are committed to creating and preserving an inclusive environment for the benefit of our employees and our community.  AEI Consultants is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.  AEI Consultants believes that diversity among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.




Bachelors or better in Energy Systems or related field.

Licenses & Certifications

LEED Green Associate

Professional Engineer

Certified Energy Manager

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