Ken Riead has been well known in the fields of energy conservation, renewable energy and environmental practices for over 30 years. His focus has been on promoting education for both consumers and professionals. During his tenure on the board of the Colorado Thermal Insulation Association, Ken helped write the first set of energy codes for Denver, which were later enacted into law. He also served on the board of the Denver Solar Energy Association (Now known as CRES). While at DSEA he helped organize the first Denver Passive Solar Home tour, which eventually evolved into the National Sustainable Homes Tour.
Ken Riead worked in the late 1970s and early 1980s as the Director of the Denver Energy Conservation Laboratory and taught energy conservation courses at the Red Rocks Solar program, which at that time was the largest solar program in the United States with over 500 students. He has worked or consulted for several energy utilities, including Intermountain Rural Electric Association, the City of Independence, Missouri Power & Light and the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities. Ken is the recipient of many energy and environmental awards and recognitions.
Certified Energy & Environmental Instructor
Missouri, Kansas & Colorado
Senior Certified Energy Manager
Senior Certified Demand Side Manager
Certified Sustainable Development Professional
Chartered “Legend in Energy” – AEE
Lifetime Member – Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)