Jared Silliker started Silliker + Partners in 2009 and he specializes in sustainable operations planning, sustainability metrics management, communication and education strategy, and marketing guidance related to sustainable business. He also currently serves as Business Development Manager for COMNET, a New Buildings Institute project aimed at standardizing building energy modeling. Jared has helped several projects achieve LEED certification, and has benchmarked over 100 buildings using the ENERGY STAR rating system. His more well-known clients have included REI, a national outdoor gear retailer; HOK, a global architecture firm; and the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Jared earned his MBA in Sustainable Business from the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and brings over 10 years of consulting experience. Prior to Silliker + Partners, he supported EPA’s ENERGY STAR program with The Cadmus Group. In that capacity, Jared helped to develop the “Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR” recognition program, aimed at commercial building designers. He is also a LEED accredited professional and a board member of the Seattle 2030 District.
Jared has presented a variety of green building topics at conferences including the AIA National Convention, Living Future, NeoCon, AIA+2030, and codeGREEN. He was the 2010 co-chair for AIA Seattle’s “What Makes it Green?” sustainable architecture program that recognizes top green projects in the Pacific Northwest, and is a regular volunteer for the American Institute of Architect’s Committee on the Environment (COTE), both in Seattle and nationally.