Sarah Widder is a director at Cadeo where she combines her in-depth technical understanding of technologies and experience identifying and analyzing market dynamics to develop solutions that address the key barriers to achieving impactful market transformation. Sarah leverages her extensive work experience with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and regional clients to evaluate new emerging technologies, develop installation best practices, and understand market barriers to more widespread deployment. For example, Sarah has more than 5 years of experience developing test procedures and savings estimates for a range of commercial and industrial systems, including pumps, fans, and air compressors. These findings have led to important opportunities to advance the energy efficiency of motor driven systems in utility programs and Sarah is currently partnering with the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance to develop market transformation programs for motor driven loads under NEEA’s Extended Motor Products (XMP) Initiative.
Chris Jostol is a principal at Mechanical Sales Inc. a Pacific Northwest Manufacture’s Representative Firm dealing in the Commercial & Industrial Hydronic and HVAC markets. Chris has 39 years of experience with all types of pumping systems and applications with a focus on the evolution of Smart Pump Technology over the last 10+ years.