Our Team

THE SNUG PLANET TEAM

The Snug team is a small, highly-trained group of home performance professionals.  We focus on customer satisfaction and keeping our staff trained, certified and educated on the latest in home performance. We are a locally-owned business that depends on your good word for our next job.

JON HARROD

After receiving a degree in Biology from Harvard University, Jon earned a PhD from UNC Chapel Hill in Landscape Ecology. Following years of conducting ecological research, he realized using his scientific background to improve building efficiency would be the most...

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ELISABETH HARROD

Elisabeth graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor’s Degree Early Childhood Education. She was the director of education at-a-hands on inquiry based science center. Elisabeth spent a decade in the classroom and 15 years homeschooling. Essentially, she is...

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SARAH COX

Sarah received a degree in Environmental Science from Ithaca College and fell in love with Ithaca and energy conservation.  She has been trained and certified as a Building Analyst through the Building Performance Institute and was also trained and certified as a Home...

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DANIEL SOUTHWICK

Daniel graduated from Universal Technical Institute with a degree in Basic Automotive.  Another Snug that comes from a line of local farmers, he was raised on the family farm and grew up around animals. As a father of two young children, he's happy to be making a...

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SUSAN NEWMAN

Susan, born and raised in the Finger Lakes, is happy to be able to make an environmental impact in her own backyard. She has a BS in Science communication from Cornell and a Masters in environmental Education from NYU. Susan is a trained Energy Educator who enjoys...

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TREVOR MOREHOUSE

Trevor moved to Ithaca two years ago from the Utica area. He graduated from SUNY Morrisville with a Bachelors degree in criminal justice. Already having a background in construction and customer relations, he was able to join our team and help in every aspect of the...

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JOHN KING

John came to building performance through a roundabout path. He attended TC3 for two years before taking what was supposed to be a gap year prior to transferring to a four year program, but his gap year ended up becoming a career. What started as a part time marketing...

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TESTIMONIALS

David Breeden - Trumansburg
I had SnugPlanet do an energy audit on my home, and then do some of the suggested work to make the home more energy efficient, including installing a new high-effic iency furnace and tankless hot water heater. They were great to work with, and I'd recommend them to anyone! The folks who did the audit were very good about letting me come with them, and explaining what they were doing while they were doing it. The work that they suggested was reasonable in scope and in price, and they did it in the way they said they were going to do it, for the price they said they'd charge,…
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