About Us

The Company

GLAVEL, INC., is a Vermont based company that specializes in manufacturing light-weight aggregate from recycled glass. Its technology will enable the construction industry to more cost effectively insulate below slab and achieve substantial reductions in the building material embedded carbon. GLAVEL is an excellent substitute for infrastructure projects that specify light-weight aggregate.

The Team

Rob has over 25 years of sales and strategic planning experience, all of which have been with highly entrepreneurial companies. For the past ten years, Rob has focused on renewable energy start-ups, bringing leading edge technologies to market at Draker Laboratories as Chief Operating Officer and at Thermal Storage Solutions as VP of Finance and Marketing. Rob has a deep understanding of how to expedite the acceptance of new technologies and building practices.

Rick has worked in senior positions in the new and renewable energy sector for over 33 years as a key player shaping the market evolution of clean energy and sustainable technologies. He was previously the Head of the New and Renewable Energy Unit at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris, France, responsible for accelerating clean and sustainable energy markets worldwide. Rick is a founding partner of Circularity Edge, a firm that provides resources and knowledge needed to apply circular economy principles.

Jonathan is an accomplished executive with domestic and international experience in business development, customer engagement, and marketing involving both start-up and growth organizations.  His focus is new market identification, innovation, and strategic positioning. He has a track record of increasing sales and growing the bottom line while leading operational improvements to drive productivity and reduce costs.


Skip is an independent sponsor of alternative investments and business growth advisor focused on creating and executing opportunities in and around the agriculture, clean tech and sustainable energy sectors. These are not only areas of experience and passion, they are also areas of enormous change and opportunity for business and the environment. 

Michael is a Partner with Ben Baxt at Baxt Ingui Architects – a highly collaborative architectural design firm with extensive experience in residential, institutional, and commercial projects. Baxt Ingui Architects has received a number of design awards and has been included in a number of publications including WSJ and The NY Times. Michael co-founded FENTREND.COM, which assists in overcoming a large hurdle for anyone entering the high performance building world through window selection.

Floris, CEO – 475 Building Supply, has 20 years’ experience researching and sourcing high performance building materials. 475 Building Supply is a highly successful sales and distribution organization that offers unparalleled customer support. The key to their success is demonstrating how to integrate new technologies into designs and projects.