As an associate director, Nate Baker provides crucial leadership and expertise to Cadeo’s emerging tech team. Nate leverages his background in industrial facilities to support Cadeo projects. His contributions include research into industrial energy consumption, clean energy program development and design, and regulatory review. His recent work supports efforts to increase energy efficiency in motor-driven equipment and adopt energy-efficient technology in commercial and industrial applications. He supports program development by establishing unit energy savings estimates for pumps and fans, characterizing the operation of clean water pumps, and modeling the energy consumption of industrial pumps and fans. Nate also provides technical expertise to support the development of energy conservation standards and test procedures.
Prior to joining Cadeo, Nate worked with Nalco Water. There, he helped manufacturing facilities and commercial buildings optimize water, air, and energy consumption surrounding large-scale HVAC and boiler systems. Nate has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. Additionally, he brings six years of experience in research and efficiency engineering. In his spare time, Nate enjoys spending time outside hiking and backpacking or building something in a dusty woodshop.