As Programs Manager, Rachel Kuykendall is responsible for program design and implementation in the areas of distributed renewable energy, energy efficiency, demand response, electric vehicles, heat pumps, and other related areas that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support affordable energy for customers.
Previously, Rachel served as an energy efficiency program manager for the Energy Upgrade California: Bay Area Multifamily Building Enhancement Program, and has assisted in providing technical assistance and energy efficiency rebates to over 30,000 multifamily units. Her specialties include energy efficiency program management, energy analysis and modeling, and the creation/retrofit of zero net energy buildings.
Rachel graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a B.A. in Architecture and Japanese language. She is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), LEED Accredited Processional, and Certified Passive House Consultant.