Peter Rumsey, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CEM, FASHRAE is widely recognized as a global leader in energy efficiency and sustainable building system design. Peter has worked in the engineering and energy consulting industry for 25 years. He has directed the design of 17 LEED Platinum Certified projects, as well as 3 Living Building Challenge and 12 Net Zero projects. Peter has been responsible for many key innovations in energy efficient design and analysis, including pioneering the use of chilled beams, efficient outside air systems that eliminate reheat, radiant cooling systems, low pressure drop systems in U.S. laboratories, and the use of guaranteed performance contracts for HVAC systems based solely on measured system data. Additionally, one of his major areas of innovation is making green affordable.
Peter is an ASHRAE Fellow and Senior Fellow of Rocky Mountain Institute. He is a lecturer at Stanford University and has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from U.C. Berkeley. Peter
founded Rumsey Engineers in 1998 which was acquired by Integral Group in 2009. He then
served as Integral’s West Coast Director and Chief Technology Officer. He has consulted to
venture capital firms in Silicon Valley and several successful start ups. He has worked worldwide, consulting in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.