R.W.Chew Consultants 2011-Present
Chief Energy Consultant
Alteris Renewables, Inc 2008-2011
Founder, Earth Friendly Energy Group, LLC., DBA as Alteris Renewables President, Wind Business and Chief Sustainability Officer
Alteris Renewables is a turn-key design-build firm that specializes in the design, installation and service of residential and commercial solar and wind turbine installations. Alteris made the Inc 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2008 and 2009.
SolarWrights, Inc. 2000-2008
Founder & President
SolarWrights specialized in residential and commercial solar energy projects. Its wind division, WindWrights specialized in residential and small scale commercial wind turbine installations. This company was acquired on September 8, 2008 by Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. SolarWrights was named the Fastest Growing Private Company in Rhode Island in the 2007 PBN Book of Lists. SolarWrights was honored to be named the 2007 Audubon Society of RI's Business of the Year and won the Innovation Award from the Providence Chamber of Commerce. In October, 2008, SolarWrights merged with Solar Works to form Alteris Renewables, Inc.
Solar Works, Inc. 1998-2000
Montpelier, VT & Barrington, RI
Rhode Island Director and Board Member
Helped a small Vermont based solar energy company expand with Rhode Island being its first satellite office.
Acorn Homes, Deck House, Inc. 1996-1998
Regional Sales Manager
A $20 million dollar manufacturer of architect designed, pre-cut manufactured homes. Won "Innovator of the Year" award and became the top Regional Sales Manager for Acorn Homes.
R.W. Chew Co., Inc. 1977 - 1996
Founder & President
A multi-million dollar residential design-build firm that started as a Solar Contractor and grew into RI's largest residential design build firm. This company was named one of the Big 50 Remodeling companies in the country by Remodeling Magazine in 1987. It set up a kitchen division named Barrington Kitchens in 1988. This company was the first "green" construction company in the region and built passive solar sunspaces and energy-efficient homes and additions that incorporated solar energy systems.
Mystic Seaport 1973-1975
Shipwright and Head Shipskeeper
Worked in all areas of boatbuilding in Rhode Island and North Carolina.