We Make Buildings Better
Focus: Business development; company management; research leader and coalition builder
Manages government/private industry projects
40+ years of experience in building consulting
Member Fire Protection Research Foundation, Home Builders Care Board of Directors
Former president NAHB Research Center
Focus: Energy code trainer, Building System Analyst, Energy Star verifier; RESNET/BPI trained; simulation and modeling
Conducted 100s of in-person and online trainings on the codes in New York State and Connecticut
Former high school teacher
Field experience as a building system analyst, HERS Rater + years of working as a builder
High-performance home construction expert
Focus: Market research; field investigations; energy analyst and plan reviewer; code specialist
Residential builder 20+ years
Supports building professionals on the Energy and NYStretch codes via curriculum development
Expert on high-performance systems
Applied research projects for government/industry clients.
Focus: Project and program management, strategic marketing/communications, data analysis and reporting
Manage federal, state, private industry projects
Communications director for the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program
Outreach to build awareness and consumer education (social media, industry and community events)
Certified HERS Rater
BPI Building Analyst
RIVA Facilitation Trained
Focus: 30 years of construction research experience; expert on housing markets, demographic trends. consumer preferences
Government policy issue analysis
Former vice president for economics, National Association of Home Builders.
Focus: energy auditor, CAD/modeling expertise, energy research, project management
Proficient building energy simulation modeler in common industry softwares such as REM Rate, BEopt, and Wrightsoft
Energy Auditor with BPI single and multifamily Building Analyst certifications
Codes and standards work such as benchmarking of above- code energy efficiency standards and development of addenda for ASHRAE
Focus: Energy and renewables; energy modeling; Energy Star rater; code training coordinator
Sustainable energy finance and analysis expert
Energy testing: thermal bypass inspections, blower door, duct leakage
Energy modeling, including REMRate and Ekotrope
Focus: Technical writer; commercial/residential energy code plan reviewer; commercial energy code trainer; sustainability
Knowledgeable about ASHRAE 90.1, International Green Construction Code, International Existing Building Code, and Americans with Disabilities Act.
Journalist and writer for 25 years--publications including Architectural Record and This Old House.
Develops professional code training courses.