2525 Correa Road, HIG 213
Honolulu, HI 96822
Eileen Peppard is a sustainability specialist working on energy conservation issues for the University of Hawai‘i Manoa campus and in the local community. Her work has included managing a team of students conducting energy audits of lighting systems on campus, demonstration of LED lighting retrofits, and collecting data on campus buildings for input into a building information management system. New projects will involve monitoring energy use, temperature, and humidity levels in residential homes and compiling a guide to purchasing green building materials in Hawai‘i.
Before joining Sea Grant, Peppard spent twenty years doing research and education in the field of aquaculture, spending most of that time overseas. She holds a bachelor of science of degree in biology from the State University of New York at Albany and a master’s degree in fisheries and aquaculture from Louisiana State University. She received training in renewable energy technologies at Solar Energy International in Colorado. Peppard joined Sea Grant in January 2009.