Julia Gauthier of The Weidt Group Elected President of Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency Board of Directors

Program Manager with 17 Years Experience Leads IAEE Board of Directors.

Des Moines, IA, August 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Weidt Group (http://www.twgi.com/), an energy and software consulting firm, has announced that Julia Gauthier, LEED® AP BD+C, has been elected president of the Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency (IAEE) board of directors. With 17 years of experience implementing energy conservation and renewable energy programs, Gauthier will assist the IAEE with its mission to provide resources and information on the critical issues of energy efficiency.

As program manager with The Weidt Group, Gauthier is responsible for managing the implementation of the group’s consulting services for key clients in the area of demand-side management programs. Prior to joining The Weidt Group in 2007, Gauthier was a project portfolio manager at Xcel Energy in Minnesota. Her speaking engagements have included the American Institute of Architects Iowa Chapter, the U.S. Green Building Council Iowa Chapter, the Iowa Utilities Board Office of Consumer Advocate, the Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency, and the Design-Build Institute of America, Iowa Chapter. Gauthier holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

“Julia’s rising to become president of the IAEE board of directors almost seems like a natural occurrence,” said David Eijadi, vice president of The Weidt Group. “We all appreciate Julia for her commitment to improving energy efficiency in buildings and her impeccable work ethic that we, peers and clients alike all benefit from. We know she will continue to bring positive contributions to both organizations.”

About The Weidt Group:
The Weidt Group, a division of EYP Architecture & Engineering, was established in 1977 to account for and manage the environmental impacts of building design and construction. Working with architects, engineers, building owners, utilities, and government clients, The Weidt Group is expert in improving building performance over time through energy modeling, benchmarking, measurement and verification, and software development. For more information, visit www.twgi.com.

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