expertise in:
solar technology; architectural design;
government policy; financing;  sustainability design;
construction and project marketing;
economic and carbon modeling
Meet our team
David Anthony Carten;  Director
Seasoned cleantech executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the development and deployment of solar-PV technologies and systems throughout North America, Europe and Southeast Asia. He was co-founder of Eguana Technologies Inc. and Vice President of Business Development leading the company into the high growth solar power market. For 15 years, he established strategic partnerships worldwide and was in his final role responsible for the company's European operations, where he worked with industry and government for achieving corporate goals related to commercial deployment, product development and manufacturing. Eguana Technologies is now recognized as one of Canada's most pioneering renewable energy and energy storage companies.
Alec Smith; Director
Founding partner of SHAPE Architecture, renowned for design excellence and high performance buildings; Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Medal in Architecture, 2018; Adjunct professor at UBC SALA, 18 years of experience in design and construction.
Alberto Cayuela; Director & VP Product Development & Technology
Co-founder and formerly Director of Operations and Business Development of UBC’s Center for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS); High performance building specialist; Registered Professional Engineer (Civil) PEng – APEGBC; Certified Project Management Professional PMP – PMI; LEED Accredited Professional LEED AP – USGBC
Robert Lordon; General Manager - Operations
Over 15 years experience in home construction, of all kinds, totaling many hundreds of homes in western Canada.
Rob Segal; VP Financing
Experienced mortgage broker who has provided financing solutions for several hundreds of Canadian residential homes as well as commercial and light industrial properties; Over 20 years experience in real estate spanning sales, marketing, leasing, land acquisition and finance.
Bob Hawkesworth; VP Partnerships & Community Development
Community policy and climate change veteran. Served 23 years as Alderman to the City of Calgary, 7 years as a Member of the Legislature of Alberta; Founding Director of Enmax; Past President of the Alberta Municipalities Association and Director of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities; Most recently Director of Stakeholder Relations at Alberta Premier’s Office.
John Sparrow; VP Marketing & Sales
Mr. Sparrow is one of the most accomplished sales and marketing executives in new build homes and condominiums in western Canada. Over the last 25 years Mr. Sparrow has personally developed marketing programs and led sales efforts for close to $1 Billion in value.