Carissa is the LEED for Homes and Sustainability Program Manager at EnergyLogic. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado. Carissa has a Masters in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration.
Carissa is an Energy Engineer at EnergyLogic. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado. Carissa has a Masters in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration.
Carissa is an Energy Engineer with EnergyLogic and has been with the organization since July 2006. She has a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. She became a Certified Energy Manager in March 2012 and a Colorado Licensed Professional Engineer in October 2012.
Carissa provides Professional Engineering services to architects, general contractors and building owners to help them build more energy, water, and resource efficient buildings. Furthermore, she delivers Professional Engineering services for ENERGY STAR MFHR and commercial certification.
Carissa performs commercial energy modeling for new and existing buildings, including ASHRAE 90.1 compliance evaluation using eQuest energy modeling software. In addition, she assesses existing commercial buildings for both energy efficiency and environmental impact. She can also provide consultation for LEED BD+C, ID+C, O+M, ND, and Homes certification.
Carissa has been not only the primary interface with the USGBC for LEED® for Homes but also with the NAHB’s National Green Building Program and the EPA’s WaterSense Program. Carissa has achieved multiple certifications relevant to these activities and has worked on hundreds of green homes in the context of these programs. She answered questions regarding both energy ratings and sustainability programs for EnergyLogic Rater-Partners across the United States and abroad.
Carissa has also distinguished herself by being highly trained in both green building practice and instructional methods. She has taught several courses on LEED® and LEED® for Homes,specifically, she has taught Homes 401 over twenty times. She has taught a commercial energy auditing course. Carissa is a Residential Energy Services Network certified Quality Assurance Designee and a LEED® for Homes Quality Assurance Designee and Green Rater.