Director of Building Decarbonization: Commercial Properties and Networks

Rachel Carpitella

Rachel Carpitella is a sustainability trailblazer with eighteen years of experience facilitating climate action for municipalities, schools, and businesses. At Sustainable Westchester, she directs the Building Decarbonization program to serve Commercial Properties and develop Thermal Energy Networks. In 2022 alone she helped her clients secure over $1 million dollars in funding and technical assistance. 

Previously, Rachel held leadership positions with the Business Council of Westchester’s Green Business Partnership and the Greenburgh Nature Center where she launched award-winning initiatives. Early in her career, she directed NYPIRG’s clean energy campaigns in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. 

Rachel holds a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.