Website Abode Energy Management

Remote position for someone ideally based in CT

Full-time, Salary + Potential Bonus

About Abode Energy Management

Abode Energy Management (Abode) is a Massachusetts-based energy management and consulting company with expertise in residential building science, energy efficiency, and strategic electrification.  Our collective experience in building performance, utility program implementation, community engagement, and workforce development form the foundation that enables us to deliver data-driven results for our partners, clients, and their customers. We are passionate about helping our industry succeed through a training-based, collaborative approach and are committed to building a nimble business that objectively serves all stakeholders with a focus on accountability, integrity, respect, and open communication.

Abode is focused on broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the energy sector. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive.


Over the past year Abode has led the implementation of Energize CT’s residential heat pump support program, which includes direct-to-customer consultations and support, contractor outreach and training, and the management of the Heat Pump Installer Network (HPIN). Abode has now been asked to enhance its support services under this program to include expanded support both to commercial contractors who serve small-medium businesses (SMB) and to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. 

Using processes and tools developed by Abode, the Commercial Decarbonization Advisor will provide virtual consultations to SMB and C&I customers to help them evaluate and move forward when it makes sense to with utilizing air source heat pumps to meet heating/cooling needs.  The Commercial Decarbonization Advisor will also meet regularly in the field with manufacturers, distributors, and contractors to help spread the word about utility rebates and other incentives.  This is a terrific opportunity for someone with previous SMB/C&I heat pump experience to apply that experience more broadly to help realize the climate impacts of electrification. 

Position Responsibilities:

Reporting initially to Abode’s Senior Program Manager and working closely with the rest of Abode’s Decarbonization team, this position will include some or all of the following responsibilities:

Engage with contractors, distributors, and manufacturers to expand awareness of Energize CT commercial heat pump incentivesParticipate in relevant events as a program representative
Provide general guidance on industry best practices and project considerations through virtual consultations and targeted site visits Ensure projects leverage all available rebates and incentives, including financing options
Provide customers with a post-consultation summary email
Develop 1-2 on-line courses focused on program benefits for the eLearning Center
Build an accessible and diverse network of manufacturers’ technical reps to support contractors and project stakeholders 
Leverage existing contractor outreach to grow HPIN list
Provide a real-time program dashboard and provide monthly summary reports

Strong candidates for this position will bring most, if not all, of the following skills and experience:

Previous experience designing/selling commercial and/or industrial equipment
Strong technical expertise in building science, HVAC systems and energy efficiency.   Experience with system design and installation for heat pumps would be ideal.
Demonstrated aptitude for learning industry jargon and technical content and translating it into clear, concise, digestible information.
Familiarity with navigating government or utility incentive programs.
Previous experience working with home improvement contractors.
Effective oral and written communications skills; both 1:1 and in making presentations to groups
Demonstrated aptitude working with software such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, and Salesforce. 
Calm, even temperament suited to meeting people with different needs and backgrounds where they are.
Adaptable, flexible, collaborative team player that brings a positive can-do attitude.
A self-starter, able to proactively manage competing demands and changing schedules to complete tasks in a timely and diligent manner.
Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with a starting annual base salary plus bonus totaling $70 to $90K depending on relevant experience.
The Commercial Decarbonization Advisor will work primarily out of the employee’s home office in CT.  The employee will use their own vehicle (reimbursed for mileage by Abode) to pay visits to SMB/C&I customers, contractors, or other industry partners.
Abode offers its employees a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance, a matching 401k, and Paid Parental Leave.  Employees have a flexible working schedule and generous paid time off.
To Apply:

To apply, please visit and fill out the application.  Applications will not be considered without a cover letter clearly explaining why you would be a good fit for this position.  We are looking for someone to start in this position as soon as possible and so will review applicants on a rolling basis. We look forward to hearing from you!

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