ESH is Colorado-born and raised and we have extensive background dealing with impacts of our high altitude environment. We’ve grown steadily over the years and have developed a cohesive team of well-trained, certified and insured employees who are happy to be living in Colorado and to be a part of our team.
Eric Doub grew up in Boulder, Colorado and founded award-winning Ecofutures Building in 1994. Since earning a degree at Stanford in the 1980s called “Sustainable U.S. Resource and Security Policies” he has become a nationally recognized expert in buildings that excel in comfort, health and energy efficiency. With precedent-setting work covered in over 50 media features in the past 4 years, including the New York Times and Washington Post, Eric co-founded the Boulder Green Building Guild and is a regular contributor to conferences, committees, and publications including the US Green Building Council’s ReGreen Guidelines. Chosen in 2008 to be one of 15 professionals to comprise the Green Building Advisors team, Eric continues to bring his acclaimed expertise to pioneering new levels of energy performance in buildings, across the cost spectrum, to renewably power the house and the car. With a dedicated management team, in 2009 Eric launched the spinoff from Ecofutures, called EcoSmart Homes: FutureFit Your Home, a company focused on performance upgrades in existing homes for comfort, health, and energy savings.
Eric Olsten is a RESNET Energy Rater, BPI Home Analyst, LEED-AP and licensed general contractor, with a Certificate of Applied Business from the University of Colorado. With a career focus on home energy, he brings project management and consulting skills as well as direct, hands-on experience both in energy retrofits and running his own business. Eric moved to Colorado from the Pacific Northwest where he earned a BA in Religious Studies from Willamette University and worked as a professional ski patroller. In his free time, he enjoys wilderness travel, playing music, and building things.
Nathan Moore is a LEED AP and BPI Building Analyst and EPA-RRP certified, and holds a BA in Environmental Studies with a focus on Environmental Construction Technology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. With experience in facilities management, sales, construction, and database management, he has dedicated his career to improving human life through improved building design, materials, and construction. His childhood was spent in an off-grid solar home in rural Vermont. In his spare time Nathan goes outdoors snowboarding, mtn biking, and sailing, all with his new wife.
Cory Allen is a Colorado native with a passion for helping people and for promoting all forms of energy efficiency. He has a Masters degree in Geology and taught middle school/high school science for seven years. Cory also has building science knowledge, having worked as a framer and estimator for three years and obtaining his BPI and RESNET certifications. In his spare time, Cory enjoys spending time with his wife as well as photography, hiking, camping, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
Having previously worked as a power marketer for an energy trading firm, Matt has a unique perspective on electrical generation, transmission, and the marketability of energy. While traveling on an extended honeymoon in 2009, he realized his passion for practical building solutions and shifted his career path to become involved in green building. He spent a year working as a carpenter before taking the opportunity to join the EcoSmart team. Matt received his BA in English from the University of Texas in Austin. Among other things, he enjoys living in nature, and building a better future.
Monika joined EcoSmart Homes in 2009 as Office Manager. Her extensive training and experience allows her to run a tight ship. Monika brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, human resources, and office management.
Mark was an Environmental Studies and Economics major in college and has worked in the advertising and marketing industry since the early 1990’s. He was an account manager for two interactive agencies in Boulder and Denver and has extensive background in web development and e-marketing. Mark also worked in the publishing industry selling advertising and coordinating production of annual guides. He has a keen interest in protecting the environment and fully supports EcoSmart Homes mission. In fact, he was an ESH customer prior to joining the team. Outside of the office, Mark enjoys cycling, skiing, sailing, hiking, photography and making music.
Jeff came to the team as an early investor because he is inspired by EcoSmartHomes’ values, vision, and implementation. As CEO of GiftedTouch.com Inc, Jeff created and implemented a financial model and strategy which led to growth and development, transforming the entity preceding GiftedTouch.com from annual sales of $35K to $1.1million, a 30x increase. Jeff is a focused, innovative, multi-talented results-driven leader. His mission is to synthesize information, formulate plans, conceptualize structures, understand relationships, dynamics, interactions, and systems. He is also a stage and film actor, and is most passionate about being a father.
Business Process Design Advisor
David Coombs designs high-quality, responsive and cost-effective business processes for manufacturing companies and service organizations. He is a seasoned expert in Lean Management, and is working with the EcoSmart team to craft the best possible procedures for delivering Home Performance Upgrades to our clients.
A specialist in mid-market and early-stage companies, he has led successful Lean projects across the United States, saving hundreds of American jobs in the process. For over a decade he ran his own company building innovative machinery for sustainable agriculture. David is a graduate of Harvard University, and earned his MBA in Operations and Business Strategy from Boston University.
David’s interest in energy began with his fifth grade Science Fair, when he designed and built a working solar water heater. He’s been interested in renewable energy and resource conservation ever since, and is excited about EcoSmart Homes’ opportunity: “This is the right business concept at the right time. America’s most important infrastructure job in this decade will be upgrading the energy performance of our housing stock.”