Since early 2007, Jeremy has been working with USGBC and its community of
advocates on advancing green building policy at the state and local levels.
In that time he has invested much of his time elevating USGBC’s focus and
profile on greening the building codes. In his work with building science and
regulatory experts across the country, Jeremy has worked strategically on
green building code development, adoption and implementation in local, state
and national forums. His work was critical to the landmark partnership
between a host of building industry organizations on the International Green
Construction Code and Standard 189.1. Jeremy works closely with many
well-established building energy code advocacy organizations, continually
advancing a more integrated approach to sustainability through building
regulatory reform. He has charted USGBC’s work on greening the building
codes, was a key contributor to EPA’s Sustainable Design and Green Building
Toolkit, is an active contributor to the USGBC blog, and is published in
Living Architecture Monitor, EDC Magazine, ACEEE and the ASHRAE Journal.
Jeremy manages USGBC’s grassroots advocacy network across all 50 states and
nearly 80 chapter organizations to advance USGBC’s mission of green
buildings for all within a generation. In his work in state capitals and
countless local jurisdictions, Jeremy makes connections where they matter
most – between lawmakers and green building experts in their communities.
Prior to joining USGBC, Jeremy was a project manager for altPOWER, Inc., a
renewable energy contracting firm in New York City, where he interfaced with
developers, contractors, building officials and inspectors, building owners,
and oversaw the installation of over 1.5 MW of photovoltaic projects. He also
taught English in French Guiana, and French at his alma mater in St. Louis.
Jeremy earned his bachelor of arts in political science and French from
Washington University in St. Louis.
Expert topic: Advocacy