Josh Jacobs | U.S. Green Building Council
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Josh Jacobs

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified

Josh serves as the Technical Information & Public Affairs Manager for UL. He
is responsible for environmental and public health authority engagement and
outside code participation for UL Environment. In this role he helps develop
and track the environmental and public health programs/codes/purchasing
programs that are being utilized and developed throughout the world. As a
LEED AP+ BD&C, he has been able to assist architects, designers, specifiers,
and builders understand how to utilize products to build a more sustainable
project. Josh has served on over 20 sustainable committees, including but not
limited to ASHRAE 189.1, 2012 & 2015 NAHB National Green Building Standard,
ANSI/BIFMA E3 joint committee, USGBC’s Pilot Credit Committee and LEED
Steering Committee, and he served on the original water and IEQ work group
that developed the first public draft of the International Green Construction
Code (IgCC). He is also a recurring guest lecturer at multiple universities
and has spoken on sustainable building practices at many conferences and
continuing education events throughout the world. Josh also serves as
Chairman of the US Technical Advisory Group for ISO 20400 Sustainable
Procurement, Chair for USGBC’s Pilot Credit Committee, Chairman of the 2015
NAHB Material & IEQ Working Group, and Vice Chair of Green Globes Material
Task Group.