Matthew Rolnick, NYSERDA EDGE Multifamily Regional Outreach Coordinator
As a NYSERDA EDGE Regional Outreach Coordinator, Matthew is responsible for promoting and explaining the suite of funding and support programs which NYSERDA has to offer for Commercial, Residential and Industrial building owners. Since 2010, Matthew has been implementing utility and educational programs to promote green buildings and green jobs. Projects have included work on Con Edison’s multi-family and small business programs, leading multi-disciplinary teams on energy efficiency research and advocacy campaigns as well as conducting seminars and trainings for various non-profit, governmental and corporate clients and staff.
Matthew will be focused on helping multi-family building owners, including Coop and Condo boards, neighborhood, tenant, and landlord associations to find innovative and profitable ways to green their buildings.
Matthew has an M.B.A. in International Management from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Gary Smith, Tenant Education Program Coordinator
Gary Smith is the coordinator of Solar One’s Whole Buildings Education program that trains managers, staff, and residents of affordable housing in energy efficiency and sustainable practices. Gary’s vision for the Whole Buildings Education program is to help weatherized buildings achieve their intended energy savings and reduced environmental impact through awareness and encouraging behavior change. Gary also teaches with Solar One’s Workforce Development program which offers training to individuals looking to gain entry level positions in the green sector. Gary is a nationally certified BPI Building Analyst and is currently studying to gain certification as a BPI Multifamily Energy Efficient Building Operator. He has also completed AEA’s Energy Efficient Technician training and Envirolution’s Win-Win Campaign for energy auditors. Prior to his work with Solar One, Gary served as an after school educator for Boys and Girls Harbor and taught GED math.