Mr. Prindle helps lead ICF’s growing energy efficiency business within the Energy and Resources practice. He supports various programs in U.S. EPA’s Climate Protection Partnerships Division, works with utility clients on energy efficiency programs and regulatory issues, and supports other ICF climate policy and strategy efforts.
Prior to joining ICF in 2008, Mr. Prindle served as Deputy Director at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, a leading policy research and advocacy nonprofit group founded in 1980 by leading research scientists to articulate the policy case for energy efficiency. He directed ACEEE’s energy policy program, conducting policy analysis and advocacy on energy efficiency issues at the national and state levels, and also oversaw internal operations.
Prior to joining ACEEE in 2002, he directed buildings and utilities programs for The Alliance to Save Energy for several years. Key accomplishments included increasing stringency of the International Energy Conservation Code, helping launch the Energy Star Windows program, and drafting tax credit provisions for federal legislation.
In more than 30 years in the energy field, Mr. Prindle has worked in energy efficiency advocacy, management consulting, and association management with organizations including Barakat & Chamberlin, Lane and Edson, P.C., Edison Electric Institute, the National Association of Energy Service Companies, and Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG). He has provided testimony to Congress as well as state legislature and utility commissions on many occasions, has published widely in the professional literature, and has appeared often on radio and television.
Mr. Prindle earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from Swarthmore College and an M.S. in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He is married to Ruth Prindle, and lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with their two college-age daughters and two cats.