Catherine Luthin is the Founder and President of Luthin Associates, established in 1994, a leading energy management consulting firm that helps public and private sector clients develop and implement proactive energy strategies, better source energy, operate more efficiently, integrate renewable energies, and achieve significant cost savings. With extensive experience in the education, healthcare, and real estate sectors, Luthin Associates has helped clients drive more than $500 million in cost reduction opportunities.
A nationally recognized leader in the energy industry, Luthin received the Energy Service Professional of the Year Award from the AEE-NY Chapter as well as the International Professional of the Year Award from AEE. In 2019, Luthin became an AEE Fellow, a grade of membership for those who made a significant contribution to the energy management and alternative energy industry.
To maximize the performance of the energy efficiency and building electrification portfolios in New York State, Catherine serves on the Department of Public Service’s Strategic Advisory Group (SAG). This group informs program design, identifies gaps in portfolios and areas for improvement. Catherine was also appointed to the New York City Department of Buildings’ Energy Grid Working Group to assist the Advisory Board for Local Law 97 of 2019 which focuses on the grid of the future, key factors in implementing energy efficiency, and other changes to reduce the city's carbon footprint.
Catherine also serves as the Founder and Executive Director of Consumer Power Advocates (CPA), which helps large, institutional nonprofits in the education and health sectors decrease energy costs through regulatory affairs and programs that shape energy policies in New York State.
Luthin received her MBA and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.