Benjamin Freas leads the Energy efficient buildings research service and lighting innovations research service, supporting customers with an in-depth perspective of the energy efficient innovations in the building industry. This includes industry analysis, demand assessment, go-to-market strategies, and strategic advisory sessions. Freas speaks frequently about building innovations at industry conferences, and he is often quoted in major media outlets.
Prior to joining Navigant Research, Freas was a content director at Hanover Research, where he managed custom market research projects for a variety of clients. He has also worked as a mechanical engineer and project manager at J.B. Wyble & Associates, where he designed HVAC systems for commercial buildings.