Craig Avalone is RED-Rochester’s dedicated Energy Manager in charge of leading continuous energy and sustainability improvement efforts across the expansive utility systems serving Eastman Business Park. Mr. Avalone is focused on addressing key energy management strategies including assessment of processes and practices, analysis of customer demand and operational requirements, and best practice strategies for increasing efficiencies and changing energy consumption behaviors. Craig is also responsible for creating, tracking and improving upon key performance indicators within each area of RED’s operations.

Prior to joining RED in 2018, Mr. Avalone spent over 11 years as a Project Manager and Engineer within the Manufacturing & Energy Market of CHA Consulting. Mr. Avalone received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Union College. He is a registered Professional Engineer in NYS, a Certified Energy Manager and LEED Accredited Professional. He is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and serves on the board of directors for the Rochester Chapter of the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE). In 2017 Craig was named the Northeast Region Young Energy Professional of the Year by AEE.