Gregory Kats is the latest addition to BuildingIQ’s board of directors. According to BuildingIQ, this move further expands on the breadth and depth of the company’s board and advisors.
Gregory Kats was recently added to BuildingIQ’s board of directors. Kats is a leader in energy efficiency, green buildings and renewable energy and serves as president of Capital E. He served for five years as the director of financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy at the US Department of Energy. He is actively engaged in coaching clean energy CEOs and is sustainability advisor to CalPERS. Kats is a founder of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a founder of New Resource Bank and the founding chair of the national chapter of the US Green Building Council (USGBC). In 2011, Kats was the recipient of the USGBC’s Leadership President Award for exceptional contributions to the green building movement. In addition, he is the principal author of Green Office Buildings: A Practical Guild to Development and the author of Greening Our Built World: Cost Benefits and Strategies. “I believe strongly in the revolutionary approach BuildingIQ is taking to enabling energy efficient buildings with minimal capital expense,” Kats comments. “As the market continues to transition towards a partnership between government, utilities and the commercial sector, I see solutions like BuildingIQ as pivotal to linking smart buildings to a smarter grid.”