Eric Mackres works on local and community energy efficiency initiatives with the Policy Program. He provides technical assistance to communities that are beginning or expanding energy efficiency efforts. Additionally he manages ACEEE research related to local implementation of energy efficiency.
Prior joining ACEEE in 2010, Eric had worked in environmental organizing with the StatePIRGs in Michigan and on state-wide affordable housing policy in California. His master’s research focused on partnerships for local energy efficiency implementation. Eric has a Master of City Planning and Certificate of Environmental Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Albion College.