John Bade has worked in a wide variant of roles in the commercial HVAC business in a career that spans more than twenty years. He has in-depth knowledge of equipment design, manufacturing, and how manufacturers bring products to market. He has an extensive understanding of how equipment from different parts of the industry works as a system, and how the performance of one piece will affect the whole. He has been a leader and influential member on many industry committees, including ASHREA 90.1. He brings technical knowledge and a perspective to the table that is not often found in the energy advocacy community.