Sara Conzemius is an expert in the design and implementation of customer-sided energy programs. An awarded industry leader, Sara provides savvy guidance on program design, policy and EM&V strategy for utilities, states, and private entities. Sara plays key roles in national conversations that are driving future program design, and leading to a more transformed market. With particular expertise in program policy and residential market channels, Sara applies research expertise, adept project scoping, development, analytical methods, interviewing and qualitative analysis to energy programs and portfolios across the U.S. and Canada. Sara has provided legislative and commission testimony in multiple states and supported the development of national legislation intended to support energy efficiency in U.S. homes. Sara is a sought-after thought-leader, speaker, and strategist. She has served in multiple industry leadership roles, including as a founding board member for the Program for the Evaluation and Assessment of Residential Lighting (PEARL), Chairperson of the Board for the Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP), and the current Chairperson of the Energy Efficiency Working Group for the Dane County Office of Energy and Climate. Sara has given plenary speeches at numerous industry events including several AESP National Conferences, and the 2018 Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) Industry Partner Meeting. Sara has received multiple prestigious industry awards for her dedication to and work on behalf of the industry including the Michael C. Thompson Award presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for her dedication to the energy efficiency industry, and the B.H. Prassad award for her work on behalf of AESP.
Sara is located in Madison, WI.