Joseph Hagerman

Joseph Hagerman is the Deputy Chief Scientist for NRECA. Prior to joining NRECA, Joseph was a Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Office focusing on building energy efficiency and new building technology development including building to grid, transactive controls, and transactive energy. Mr. Hagerman oversaw all of BTO’s grid integration activities, various negotiated federal regulatory and related matters, and new initiatives for the program – including all activities on smart and connected equipment, cybersecurity in buildings, and interoperability.

Before joining DOE, Mr. Hagerman was the project manager for the Building Technologies group at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS). At FAS, Mr. Hagerman conducted research in new building components while demonstrating these technologies in the public sector. His efforts helped address environmental and energy injustice in affordable housing.