Baumann Consulting – Denver, Colorado
Office Director & Chief Building Scientist (2013 – Present)...
James Scott Brew • 2860 Kalmia Avenue, 301 • Boulder, Colorado • 80301 • 720.891.0363
Deutsche Bank “Greent...
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James Brew Resume

  1. 1. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Baumann Consulting – Denver, Colorado Office Director & Chief Building Scientist (2013 – Present) Business development and marketing to launch Colorado presence and build Baumann’s building science expertise in enclosure commissioning. Rocky Mountain Institute – Boulder, Colorado ( Principal Architect (2007 – 2013) Led the Design & Planning Studio; Focused on sustainable and regenerative solutions for campuses, cities, and communities—This resulted in creating a Sustainable City Framework and a spinoff organization: Living City Block as well as publishing Accelerating Campus Climate Initiatives. Led business development and global consulting on high-profile sustainability projects. Managed and mentored staff focused on building science, energy and high-impact, sustainability projects. University of Colorado, Boulder Guest Lecturer / Adjunct Professor (2011 – Present) Courses: “Sustainability in the Built & Natural Environments” (Civil Engineering - upperclassman); “Superefficient Housing Challenge”: Studio + Energy (modeling) Design Course LHB, Inc. (Architectural/Engineering Firm) – Duluth, Minnesota Principal Owner / Vice President (1989-2007) Grew company from the youngest shareholder in the firms’ history to a senior owner through successful business development, marketing, financial management, and projects. Motivated staff and clients while serving as project principal and project manager for large scale, high- profile projects. Created a “Building Performance Team” focused on low energy/sustainable design, training, certification, facility management, and green operations. LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS: • Licensed/Registered Architect-USA (AZ, CO, HI, MN, WI) • Certified Passivhaus Design Consultant • LEED® Accredited Professional (BD+C) • Certified Construction Specifier • Certified Construction Contract Administrator EDUCATION: • Lake Superior College - Associate Degree - Architecture • University of Wisconsin, Superior - Extended Degree Program • University of Minnesota - Duluth - Marketing Certificate Core Competencies James Scott Brew FCSI, AIA, LEED AP, CCS, CCCA, Certified Passivhaus Design Consultant 2860 Kalmia Avenue, 301 • Boulder, Colorado • 80301 • 720.891.0363 • Career Objective • Helped lead and grow my own architecture and engineering firm from a small, single-focused company to over 165-persons on 7 client-focused teams • Started and led 7 different business units as senior VP of A/E firm • Successfully led 5+year technology transfer of an energy & resource- efficient wood housing system from Japan to the US--raised over $5M in capital, as well as receiving national recognition, builder approval, and code acceptance • Successfully delivered sustainability projects, trainings, speeches, and consulting in North America, Asia, Australia and Europe Skills & Achievements • Energy Efficiency • Building Science • Built Environment Sustainability • LEED/Passivhaus/Living Building Challenge Certification • Professional Speaker & Trainer • Whole-Systems Design Application • Natural Capitalism Principles A leadership position in an organization that can leverage my strengths in sustainable design, building science, business development & management, and persuasive presentation/teaching skills to help us transcend and adapt to climate change. Environmental Living & Learning Center Northland College
  2. 2. James Scott Brew • 2860 Kalmia Avenue, 301 • Boulder, Colorado • 80301 • 720.891.0363 Mini-Portfolio Deutsche Bank “Greentowers” Frankfurt, Germany Principal in Charge Sustainability, Energy, Daylighting and LEED/BREEAM Consultant St. Mary’s Medical Center – New Cancer Center • Duluth, Minnesota Healthy Building/LEED Consultant More Portfolio Projects Here A Passion for Success “I believe we can successfully transcend the challenges we are facing today. We have faced national challenges before and succeeded. However, a global challenge, that knows no boundaries, offers a unique opportunity to build more than a clean energy economy—it offers us the chance to live again as a beneficial species on earth” Over the past 10 years, I have designed and delivered hundreds of lectures, keynotes, training sessions, college courses and panel talks— both nationally and internationally, around green building, sustainable development, community adaptation and energy. Designed and delivered dozens of full and multi-day LEED training sessions in preparation for taking the LEED AP exams—trained over 1,500 people around the world. Some recent speaking topics include: “The Value of Energy Efficiency”, “The Business Case for Green”, “Climate Change & Communities”, “Reinventing Fire—Bold Business Solutions for a New Energy Era”, “Deep Retrofits”, “Passivhaus – Lessons Learned in the U.S.”, and “Beyond Green—What’s Next?” [My Speaker Profile] Professional Speaking, Training & Teaching PC/Mac Software Proficiency: MS Office Suite, Keynote, SketchUp, PHPP, WUFI, Climate Consultant, HEED, Therm, RET Screen, BEopt, Sefaira Concept, Deltek Vision