David Olivas

Residential Field Specialist

Union Gap, Washington

A field specialist in southeast Washington and northeast Oregon, David connects homeowners, contractors and utilities to make homes more energy efficient, healthy, and comfortable.  He has more than 15 years of experience in residential construction and weatherization assistance.

Before to joining Evergreen, David worked for the Yakama Nation Housing Authority as their weatherization program manager. He was recognized in 2018 for his innovative work and program development by Energy OutWest, receiving one of two awards given in Washington State. Prior to YNHA, David was an energy auditor at Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington where he led the team to upgrade their weatherization program when American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA) funding was made available by the Obama administration.

David has provided presentations and trainings to local, state and national groups on weatherization and is dedicated his career to learning how to efficiently lower utility costs, and make cleaner, greener homes.

As an avid fan of aeronautics and flying, David makes time to take to the air whenever possible.