Chris Kramer has been the Energy Manager for the Municipal Energy Unit (MEU) since August 2019. Chris collaborates with facilities managers, engineers, and budget analysts throughout the City by providing trends and analysis in energy and water consumption related to all municipally-owned utility accounts. Chris supports Boston's Community Choice Energy plan development and outreach as well as the multi-phase Renew Boston Trust energy performance contract program. He is also responsible for the City's regular reporting obligations to state and non-profit institutions. Chris is committed to connecting Boston students with opportunities to learn hands-on building science and operations skills in municipal buildings to both concretize the challenges of rapid decarbonization and inspire the next generation of engineers, building technicians, and environmentalists.
Prior to joining the City, Chris evaluated the effectiveness of state-level energy efficiency programs in the Northeast and Midwest and served as a building science consultant on residential green building projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Chris earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis. He currently lives in the North End.