Sean Hillson as a Building AnalystBuilding Analyst – Environmental conservation, energy efficiency, and customer education are the principles that guide Sean in his role as a BPI certified Building Analyst with Snug Planet. While assessing the condition of a home and considering strategies for addressing a customer’s concerns, he engages with them to provide information about the various project options and how they would improve the home’s comfort and efficiency. Sean encourages feedback from customers while designing a home energy system so the customer can have a sense of ownership over the final outcome and know that their project satisfies their needs at a price they can afford.

A lifelong New Yorker, Sean came to Ithaca in 2010 to attend graduate school at Cornell, where he earned a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering with a focus on Sustainable Energy. He also has undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering and Physics from Columbia University and Hobart College, respectively, and previously worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency. Sean lives in downtown Ithaca with his wife and young daughter, where they enjoy biking around town, hiking, and swimming.