Certification Team Lead: Energy/HVAC, Green Business Certification Inc.
Jonathan Curtin is a Certification Team Lead of the Energy/HVAC Certification team of GBCI, and works remotely from Houston, TX. He began his career with nearly 5 years as a facility engineer in a semiconductor facility in upstate NY, and later focused two years graduate school research in the field of energy consumption in buildings (M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University). Prior to joining GBCI in October 2010, Jonathan worked for 3-1/2 years at a Houston MEP Engineering Firm involved extensively in energy analysis and energy modeling, compliance with ASHRAE Standards, mechanical system design, energy auditing, and commissioning of commercial office and healthcare facilities.
Jonathan's LEED expertise applies to both the Building Design and Construction (BD+C) and Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM) rating systems. He has also been the lead reviewer for the pilot PEER (Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal) certifications, providing feedback to support the technical development of the rating system and the formation of the Certification process for the program.
Jonathan is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas.