Chase oversees a portfolio of federally funded and utility-sponsored weatherization and energy efficiency programs designed to serve low-income, elderly, disabled, veteran, and other energy burdened residential households. He and his team coordinate with state offices, electric and gas utilities, local government officials, subcontractors, and trade allies to deliver services safely and effectively, serving more than 20,000 households since 2015. Chase previously organized solarize campaigns in southwest Virginia and began his career at CHP as an instructor of building science and weatherization. He has also conducted residential and commercial energy audits as an independent consultant. Chase is a Certified Energy Manager, licensed Virginia Residential Building Energy Analyst, and a past fellow of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute. Chase holds several certifications with the Building Performance Institute, serves as the U.S. Director of Outreach for Weatherizes Without Borders and on the Board of Directors for the Association of Energy Conservation Professionals. Chase is also on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. He was recognized on Energy News Network’s 2020 40 Under 40 list of clean energy leaders. Chase joined CHP Energy Solutions in 2010 after completing a B.S. in Environmental Policy and Planning at Virginia Tech.
From our roots as a volunteer organization serving housing needs in Appalachia, CHP has grown into a multi-state organization nationally recognized for our capabilities and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Although CHP’s footprint has greatly expanded over the decades, our mission continues to focus on creating homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable.