Staff Biography for Nancy Kellogg

Nancy Kellogg is a Program Associate in the Buildings Program at the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), a public interest organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in the Southwest states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. She specializes in encouraging diverse stakeholders in the building industry towards Zero Net Energy (ZNE), DOE’s Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) construction and Home Performance with ENERGY STAR in the Southwest through outreach, research, and education.

She developed an early interest in energy efficiency experiencing the energy crisis of the 1970’s and being the live-in-help in a five story passive solar home for the Director of the Energy Conservation Center in Durango Colorado while she finished her Business Administration Degree in 1980 at Fort Lewis College.

Nancy became a RESNET Certified Rater in 1997, pioneering energy ratings into the existing home market while also providing ENERGY STAR testing and inspections for new homes being built by forward thinking builders. She furthered her building science knowledge in 2008, becoming a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst and Level I Thermographer.  For over 19 years she conducted energy ratings and audits with services including: blower door and duct blast testing, insulation grading, thermal bypass checklists, infrared imaging, HERS modeling, and consulting.

As Senior Home Performance Advisor and Existing Homes Manager for Lightly Treading, she worked on Xcel Energy’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR and Loveland Water and Power’s Home Energy Efficiency programs. In these roles she evaluated program metrics, managed client interactions and expectations, and developed processes and auditor tools including field sheets, report templates, and cost savings estimating tools. In her Energy Advisor role she motivated homeowners to action through explanation of rebates, evaluation of bids, interpretation of reports, prioritization of appropriate improvements and ongoing phone support.

Nancy loves promoting energy efficiency in the community through networking, presentations, and attendance at local fairs and events. When not promoting energy efficiency, she also enjoys camping, gardening and sewing.