Portfolio and Program Planning
Andrew Braatz is a Principal in Nexant’s Utility Services business practice. He is currently based out of Nexant’s Chicago, IL office. Mr. Braatz focuses on developing visibility and potential business for Nexant’s Utility Services implementation services throughout the Eastern half of the United States. Andy’s experience includes working closely with utilities to develop and launch demand management programs from the ground level. He is versed in energy engineering, outreach and demand management program design including incentives and standards. Over the past 15 years, Andy has been working in the energy efficiency field in various roles including implementation program manager, technical lighting expert, outreach coordinator, energy engineer for utility DSM programs in the Midwest. He also worked for a HVAC company which consulted with engineers, architects, and contractors and end users in the Chicago area. Andy has also Mr. Braatz holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from Purdue University. He is a Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional and a member of several energy efficiency and demand management associations.