Mat Gates has worked in the residential building science industry for nearly 20 years, primarily focusing on the development of energy savings programs for utilities and municipalities in several states. As a consultant and industry leader, Gates strives to educate professionals and homeowners about building health, safety, comfort, durability, and energy efficiency. His efforts have led to consultation of over 50,000 homes across the country.
He founded Residential Science Resources (RSR) in 2004, an energy efficiency consulting firm for utilities, builders and homeowners, and launched HouseRater for all rating companies two years later as the powerful tool for efficient management of energy savings programs and building science consulting.
Gates holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Residential Building Science & Technology from the University of Minnesota.