Andrea Salazar began her career in the energy industry as a project manager for a photovoltaic installation company. When she first joined E Source in 2010, she focused on researching energy-efficient technologies as well as programs and policies. After four years, she joined the Engineering & Technology Solutions Practice at EMI Consulting, where she managed impact evaluations, conducted engineering desk reviews and technology assessments, and provided technical guidance and consulting to numerous utility clients. She rejoined E Source in 2017 as director of the technology assessment practice, where she leads a team of engineers and physicists with the goal of helping E Source members solve their most challenging tech issues. Her areas of expertise include understanding the human elements of energy-efficient technology adoption, M&V 2.0, energy analytics, renewable energy systems, sustainable building design, and impact evaluation methodologies. She holds a BS in engineering physics and an MS in building science engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.