Marilyn Dare has worked at NYSERDA for 20 years promoting market transformation and energy efficiency in the commercial and industrial sectors. As a Senior Project Manager in the Codes team, Marilyn’s responsibilities include program design and activities to encourage and facilitate the adoption of stretch energy and stretch-to-zero codes. Marilyn’s past responsibilities included program development and project management in the Commercial New Construction Program, and advising NYSERDA program managers on lighting technologies while managing and developing Market Development programs including the ACEEE-award winning Commercial Lighting Business Partner Program. Marilyn also helped develop and manage the Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Financing Program, which worked with lenders to offer low-interest rate financing to small businesses and not-for-profits.
She is a Certified Energy Manager and is Lighting Certified through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). Prior to NYSERDA, Marilyn worked for General Electric and Westinghouse where she oversaw the procurement and construction of equipment for the Naval Nuclear Program.
Marilyn received her MBA from Union College in Schenectady, NY and her BA from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY.
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