Edo was born from the knowledge and experience of two seasoned industry leaders: Avista and McKinstry. A combined 200 years of utility and built environment experience inspired our unique ability to drive building-to-grid integration and transform grid operations.
Edo exists to enable building-to-grid integration and decarbonization of the grid. We provide the tools and services needed to enable the transformation of how buildings consume, produce, and share energy. The Edosystem benefits clients on all sides of the building-to-grid integrated ecosystem, combining the playbooks, support services, and technology stack needed to wrap around the meter and turn it into a synchronized and optimized system that benefits both up and downstream.
We are driven by addressing three interconnected crises: climate, affordability, and equity.
Severe weather, wildfires, droughts and other consequences of climate change are here now. Without immediate action, these consequences will quickly escalate to a point of no return.
Rising built environment and energy costs are culminating in an affordability crisis that is unnecessary, unacceptable, and limits our ability to invest in solutions to decarbonize our built environment.
Systemic inequity is embedded in nearly every aspect of our society with those who have the least poised to suffer the most from the crises we face.
Hendrik Van Hemert
Hendrik has spent his career focused on removing waste in the built environment. He has led teams of engineers, consultants and data scientists working to create healthier, more efficient buildings. Hendrik spends his free time chasing his two young daughters around the garden.
Tim’s background is in product management, software engineering and building operations efficiency. He is passionate about optimizing the way we use energy in the built environment to reduce our impact on the environment. In his free time, Tim enjoys biking, paddle boarding, traveling and chasing around his two kids.
Spencer brings more than 27 years of critical operations experience focused on energy EcoDistricts and data centers. He has a record of program development meeting goals and mission that includes business development, transition management, operations and maintenance planning. Spencer is married with two daughters. He spends his free time enjoying family and golf.
Courtney has worked for almost two decades on innovation and clean technology. She was a technical advisor on climate to the UN, led the impact investment team at Vulcan, and ran one of the first transactive energy companies. She is an avid rock climber, hiker, traveler and sits on the boards of OikoCredit U.S. and the Carbon Leadership Forum.
Sam has been building, integrating, and implementing applications for over 20 years, in a number of industries including energy, telecommunications, and retail across multiple geographies. He is passionate about creating teams where people thrive and achieve great things. Sam lives in Seattle with his partner and two daughters whom he loves spending time with in the amazing Pacific Northwest.
Easan has deep experience developing novel hardware and software applications at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), SunEdison, and a solar financing startup he co-founded. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the Rocky Mountains with his wife, two daughters, and their energetic lab.
Alicia’s background in urban planning allows her to bring a systems thinking lens to decarbonizing our built environment. She has worked on business model innovation and program development in the energy efficiency and grid infrastructure space at SparkFund, RMI, and the MIT Energy Initiative. Alicia most recently ran a nationally recognized smart buildings program for NYSERDA. She is currently learning how to navigate the many water bodies of Washington State on her inflatable kayak.
Ryan has held multiple leadership roles in public and private building facility management over the past 25+ years. He recently celebrated 26 years of marriage to a K12 educator, social worker and artist and has a daughter who recently graduated from Western Washington University. Ryan also has a chocolate lab who’s passions revolves around swimming, chasing balls, sleeping and slobbering.
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