Director of Operations, Energy Resources Group, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
Aaron Michels began work with Energy Resources Group beginning in the mid-90s, assisting with building energy audits and designing alternative energy calculators for biogas production. After a long hiatus, he returned to St. Louis and ERG in 2013. He has experience in many aspects of environmental sustainability work, including sustainable agriculture, waste reduction and management (composting), eco-village development and governance, alternative fuels, and the integration of international wildlife conservation and ecotourism.
Aaron also has a background in communications as a documentary and educational media producer. He is responsible for ERG’s communications, databases, and the development of internal energy-auditing tools in addition to his role as an analyst.
Princeton University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology – 2000
Member of the St. Louis Chapter of the US Green Building Council
Founder of the St. Louis Ecovillage Network
Areas of Specialty
Data visualization and communications
Energy modeling and audit tools, development and testing