The LESsor Sustainable Energy Network (LESSEN) is a training program for data center and commercial real estate owners and operators that creates a community of practice among attendees through insights from experienced large-scale renewable energy buyers. The training focuses on the key elements of a successful sustainable energy strategy where individuals join virtual sessions covering foundational knowledge and project-specific education.

The LESSEN training will provide a deep-dive into the fundamental components of sustainable energy projects, including:

Who should participate in LESSEN?

Data center or commercial real estate owners and operators seeking to:

The next LESSEN season will start in Fall 2021 and provide attendees with knowledge to move forward on their own, in a demand-aggregated group, or through engagement with external consultants for tailored support.

To learn more about LESSEN or reserve your space, contact supplychain@rebuyers.org

LESSEN Faculty

LESSEN faculty are data center and commercial real estate professionals who also have extensive energy efficiency and renewable energy buying experience. Contact supplychain@rebuyers.org if you are interested in serving as faculty. 

Previous LESSEN faculty include:

Bruce Frandsen

Director, Global Renewable Energy and Cleantech, Equinix

Chris Pennington

Energy Manager
Iron Mountain

Illina Frankiv

Global Energy Program Manager
WeWork

Kirby Brendsel

Assistant Vice President, Sustainability & ESG,
Welltower

Mike Mattera

Director, Corporate Sustainability
Akamai Technologies