Eric MichaelsDirector of Green Building Technologies
Eric Michaels is our Director of Green Building Technologies, specializing in project management for gas and electric utility energy efficiency programs. Eric collaborates with both new and existing clients to improve their energy-efficiency through the development of scalable EAPs (energy action plans) that capitalize on available rebates and incentives. Eric spearheads Platinum Energy Group's new business development and acts as our liaison to NYSERDA, National Grid, Con Edison and all government agencies as it pertains to energy-related projects.
Eric is the primary “Engagement Manager” and is responsible for the overall development of many of PEG’s projects. He brings together the many disciplines of PEG and ensures that the right “players” are engaged in the projects design. He is responsible for tradeshow management and the development of all marketing materials (print & social media) as it pertains to these high profile shows.
Eric spent several years working with National Grid and LIPA as an implementing contractor for various rebate and incentive programs before joining Platinum Energy Group. He came to the industry and Platinum Energy Group with a unique background, having previously been a psychologist specializing in crisis management and collaborative team building. This skill set, coupled with previous utility experience enables Eric to add value to the PEG team.