Carolyn Sarno, Senior Program Manager; Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships


Carolyn Sarno manages NEEP's Northeast High Performance School Exchange and oversees NEEP's Building Energy Codes Project. She assists states to adopt and implement advanced building design policies by providing training and information, responding to requests for information, conducting research, preparing materials and technical guidelines, and connecting groups with the experience and results of others working towards similar goals. Carolyn also cultivates and maintains relationships with states, project underwriters and other key stakeholders concerned with advanced buildings. Carolyn is the Vice Chairman for the national CHPS Board of Directors, and a Certified Building Operator. She also Chairs the Town of Bedford Energy Task Force and Mass. Governor Deval Patrick's Net Zero Energy Task Force for Public Buildings.


Carolyn has over 11 years of hands on Facilities Management experience most recently with the City of Newton, Mass. where she managed and coordinated all facilities operations and maintenance activities for 85 public buildings, including 22 schools. Carolyn was responsible for developing a capital improvement plan that incorporated sustainable best practices as well as coordinating the commissioning of a 330,000 sq. ft. addition to a high school. Carolyn has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Salem State College.

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