Mahbud conducts energy studies of various levels in the agricultural, small commercial and multi-family domains, as well as performing benchmarking energy studies. He has also led the Taitem team in implementing the pilot phase of a statewide program for commercial customers who have received energy audits. Under the program, Mahbud links these customers with available incentives and financing to help them realize energy savings through implementation. In this capacity, he has also been responsible for the review of energy studies submitted as part of financing requests. Mahbud holds an Associates degree in Social Sciences from John Abbott College in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.