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Building HVAC Science

May 27, 2022

Matt Golden is Founder and CEO of Recurve a company that connects the dots between efficiency, electrification, renewable energy, and DERS (distributed energy resources).


Recurve’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy by integrating behind the meter demand flexibility resources into the emerging carbon-free energy grid.


Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) can be described as small-scale electricity generation and storage devices that are generally connect to the grid. These sources can be Solar, Wind, and battery storage, and others. 


Matt’s focus is on energy and the climate while looking for the customer benefit.


He’s got an impressive career path, including the founding of Sustainable Spaces (AKA Recurve at the time) in 2004, which over 7 years grew to be the largest home performance contractor on the West coast.


You can find Matt and follow his work on his website:


And on LinkedIn:


Matt’s most recent TEDx talk was in Sonoma in March 2022 discussing VPPs Virtual Power Plants:

This episode was recorded in October 2019, but check the links above for more up to date info as things change quickly in this field.