IanJarvis_Photo_Feb2013Ian A. Jarvis, BSc., President Ian Jarvis provides strategic direction and overall leadership of the company. Ian is a recognized business leader, and an authority in the fields of energy conservation, green buildings, and sustainable communities. From 1992-1999 he was CEO of a leading energy performance contractor (ESCO), responsible for many of the largest energy retrofit projects in North America. Ian served as chair of the Canada Green Building Council from 2003-2007, and as a director of Milton Hydro, one of the most progressive local electric distribution utilities in Ontario, from 2000-2007. Ian represented the energy efficiency industry on the 1998 Team Canada trade mission to South America, and was the Canadian Government’s invited private sector representative at the 1999 Hemispheric Energy Ministers’ Conference in New Orleans. In 2001 he was a member of Premier Hamm’s expert panel advising the Nova Scotia Government on energy policy alternatives. Ian is co-chair of the Race to Reduce, a large- scale, collaborative program among landlords and tenants aiming to substantially improve the energy and environmental performance of office buildings.