Doug Bruchs is a principal at Cadeo. He specializes in helping utilities and regional efficiency organizations determine the energy impacts of their programs, while at the same time identifying opportunities to improve the program's delivery mechanisms. During his dozen years working as an energy-efficiency evaluation professional, he has taken on a diverse range of roles from field technician to lead analyst to project manager. (MORE)
Through these experiences, Doug has learned how to support efficiency industry stakeholders in their goal to offer, and continually improve, high-quality efficiency programs that deliver reliable energy savings.
Prior to joining Cadeo, Doug was a senior associate with the Cadmus Group, Inc., where he led multi-year impact and process portfolio evaluations for utilities in Massachusetts and Missouri. Through these experiences, he learned how to assess energy-efficiency potential, create long-term evaluation plans that inform program implementation, accurately estimate program energy and demand impacts, and to effectively communicate methodologies and findings with a wide range of efficiency stakeholders. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Portland's Community Energy Project.
Doug holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at San Diego and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University. He loves hiking and reading with his two young children, attempting to play basketball, and enjoying Portland's limited – but glorious – sunshine.