Driving growth and positive environmental impact with program development and implementation, technical consulting, and technology development

Demand Side Management

Transportation and Power

Building Research and Energy Consulting

Commercial Foodservice


Leveraging the solid reputation of our predecessor organizations, we bring together complementary skillsets and knowledge to offer comprehensive expertise across diverse markets

Fisher Nickel logo
Commercial foodservice energy efficiency, appliance performance testing, and training
Davis Energy Group
Building energy efficiency consulting
and R&D
Program development and implementation, consulting, and alternative transportation



Comprehensive Customer Program Administration

Large-scale Program and Project Design, Development, Implementation, and Management

Marketing and Outreach

Training and Technical Assistance

Zero net energy (ZNE) Consulting

Technical Services and Performance Testing

Regulatory Interactions

Codes and Standards

About Us

Our Mission

Frontier Energy provides exceptional services, programs, and tools that encourage the intelligent use of energy to preserve resources for current and future generations.


Our team is led by a talented group of energy professionals who combine their passion for stewardship of our planet with decades of knowledge and experience to deliver integrated solutions to energy efficiency and environmental challenges.
Larry Brand, President, Frontier Energy

Larry Brand



Jeremy Springer, Chief Financial Officer

Jeremy Springer

Chief Financial Officer
David Zabrowski, Vice President

David Zabrowski

Vice President
Steve Culbertson, Vice President

Steve Culbertson

Vice President
Richard Myhre, Vice President

Richard Myhre

Vice President
David Springer, Vice President

David Springer

Vice President


Frontier Energy, Inc. is a subsidiary of GTI International, Inc. (GTII). GTII is a holding company and wholly owned subsidiary of Gas Technology Institute, a leading non-profit research, development and training organization serving the energy industry for more than 75 years. Through GTII, Gas Technology Institute is investing in an efficient, clean energy future to meet ever-escalating energy, operational, and environmental challenges.
On January 1, 2017, Fisher-Nickel, Bevilacqua-Knight (BKi), and Davis Energy Group merged to become Frontier Energy, Inc. Backed by the strong reputation and legacies of its predecessors, as well as the technical expertise and partner network of ultimate parent company Gas Technology Institute— Frontier Energy will leverage decades of experience to deliver value and differentiate our knowledge-based offerings.



Davis Energy Group division map location

Davis Energy Group division
123 C Street, Davis, CA 95616

Fisher-Nickel division map location

Fisher-Nickel division
12949 Alcosta Blvd., Suite 101, San Ramon, CA 94583

BKi division (Los Angeles) map location

BKi division (Los Angeles)
800 W 6th Street, Suite 1250, Los Angeles, CA 90017

BKi division (Oakland) map location

BKi division (Oakland)
1000 Broadway, Suite 410, Oakland, CA 94607

BKi division (Sacramento) California Fuel Cell Partnership map location

BKi division (Sacramento)
3300 Industrial Blvd, Suite 1000, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Frontier Energy locations California map
Larry has served as a GTI R&D Director, Energy Delivery & Utilization and President of Davis Energy Group. He has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, working extensively in building thermal performance, energy conservation in buildings, high-efficiency space conditioning systems, and codes and standards development. He has responsibility for planning, securing funding, managing, and performing on projects related to energy efficiency in space conditioning hardware and buildings.

Larry has recently worked with the Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Building America program, conducting research into high efficiency equipment performance, energy efficiency measures and packages, whole home performance, and distribution systems. With California Energy Commission – Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) and Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) funding, he has led the radiant HVAC systems project, Measured Home Performance program, commercial foodservice energy savings, combined heat and power, Zero Net Energy, and residential IAQ and healthy homes projects.