Adam Knoff is an associate director and co-founder of Unico Solar Investors, managing the investment, development, and operation of solar energy projects for Unico’s real estate portfolio and outside clients. His responsibilities include identifying and developing solar energy projects, managing the construction of those projects, and promoting the adoption of renewable energy to industry and government leaders.
During his tenure with Unico, Adam has overseen high performance design and operations projects for over 20 million square feet of LEED-certified real estate in addition to launching Unico’s solar energy business platform. Notably, Adam managed the tallest LEED Platinum certification in Colorado at Wells Fargo Center. He has been an innovator in the solar industry, working to develop solar projects typically considered too complex for “traditional” financing and development techniques. He is chairman of the Denver 2030 District working to implement the 2030 Challenge goals in Denver. He is also a sought after participant in various local and national working groups, bringing his unique perspective on cost-effectively incorporating high-performance building strategies in commercial and industrial real estate.
Value to Client
Adam brings his extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in sustainability and energy development to engage the entire project team from start-to-finish. He provides an owner’s perspective that seeks to fulfill a customized, client-driven strategy to reduce operating costs and create healthier and more productive work and living environments.
Education & Credentials
Connecticut College, BA, Environmental Studies
Tufts University, MA, Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Executive Energy Leadership Program
LEED AP O+M
Professional and Community Involvement
Chairman – Denver 2030 District
Member – Solar Energy Industries Association
Member – U.S. Green Building Council