Pete Skinner

The Energizer Bunny

Dear Friends,

When you’re constructing a place for people to live – whether it’s a single-family home, a development, or a multifamily building – you are striving to balance upfront capital costs, aesthetics, comfort, and on-going energy and maintenance expenses.

Is it really possible to do it all?

In this week’s AWESome EarthKind podcast,  we meet Pete Skinner, the sustainable heat & hot water engineer for Net Zero Village and the Solara Luxury Apartment complexes in Rotterdam, NY.

Pete is often called the Energizer bunny. After 32 years as the Chief Scientist for the New York Attorney General’s Environmental Division, Pete took a second career and turned his attention to creating sustainable hot water systems.

Now, at 74 years old, he’s still working 10 to 12 hours a day, trying to accomplish something that will make a difference for the environment and all of us.

Pete developed the multifamily building’s solar hot water and heat pump systems that reduced capital costs, lowered energy and water expenses, and still delivers hot water to every tenant within 10 seconds. His innovative Practically Perfect Plumbing techniques have won international acclaim as well as multiple cash awards from the NYS Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).


~ Ron Kamen

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