Net Energy Optimizer




Our NEO team is a part of Willdan Group, Inc. Willdan developed NEO out of an industry need for a fast, validated energy modeling tool.

Willdan uses NEO today on energy efficiency projects nationwide, including more than 10% of the entire new construction market.

NEO is supported and developed by a team of architects, engineers and software developers. We’re all energy geeks with a passion for helping people save energy, carbon and cash. Wanna join the fun? Click here to inquire.


Ben Simon

Account Manager

Elyse Malharek

Energy Specialist

Michael Shannon

Product Owner

Doug Wolf

Software Director

Tony Elsmore

Development Lead

Kevin Moos

Development Lead

Martha Abate


Jaysen Becerra


Michael Wyatt


Jason Klemesrud

Infrastructure and Security

Ryan Nelsen

Quality Assurance

Ben Minch

Quality Assurance


NEO featured in ACHR News as 2021 AHR Innovation Award Winner

NEO | Net Energy Optimizer Helps Building Owners, HVAC Contractors, and Energy Professionals Tackle Energy Modeling The software solution can help show decision makers the value of upgrades to their buildings’ systems Challenge: To optimize energy modeling for...

NEO Partners with Green Building Certification Inc. (GBCI)

We are very excited to share that NEO is partnering with the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the global certification body for the LEED green building program, to make energy modeling more accessible, more accurate, and more affordable for building projects...