Skye Gruen

Deputy Director of the National Energy Codes Collaborative

Skye Gruen is Deputy Director of the National Energy Codes Collaborative, leading a new initiative empowering states to effectively and sustainably implement updated building energy codes. She works to advance codes and standards and promote energy transformation and resource equity through interdisciplinary collaboration, technical assistance, and implementation support for states and cities. Skye also contributes to ACEEE research on energy efficiency and decarbonization in the buildings sector, including commercial, residential, and multi-family buildings. She joined ACEEE in 2023. 

Prior to joining ACEEE, Skye was vice president of new construction and on-site generation at Bright Power, working to design, implement, and commission solar, resiliency, and energy efficiency projects in new and existing buildings. 

Skye earned a master of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington and a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Yale University. 

Areas of Expertise: 

  1. Energy efficient and sustainable design in affordable housing 
  2. Energy codes and standards 
  3. Decarbonization in multi-family buildings 
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