News : Green Collar Jobs: Candace Lord, general manager of Green Cocoon

Mar 24, 2014

Published in Fosters Daily Democrat

By Theresa Conn

Green Cocoon offers eco-friendly and energy efficient insulation products for clients around New England. Launched in 2007, Green Cocoon found a niche in an industry not known for being kind to the environment. By offering innovative insulators such as soy-based spray foam, cellulose, and denim, Green Cocoon has gained a loyal following. Their high performance products offer supreme moisture protection, are long-lasting, and have been proven to be safe for people, animals, and the environment.

General Manager Candace Lord, 29, started work with Green Cocoon in 2011. Lord is passionate about the work her company does. “I love that we can help people and the environment,” says Lord. “Our products save our clients money by reducing their heating costs, which softens their impact on the planet. It’s a win-win for everyone.”

What do you like most about your job?

I love meeting people and building relationships with our clients. I also like that every day is so different. I get bored quickly, but luckily my job keeps me on my toes. On any given day, I could be doing accounting in my office, pitching our product over the phone, or networking at mixers. I do 50 different things all the time , and I cherish that.

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