Jayson Antonoff is the Associate Technical Director for IMT’s Building Energy Performance Policy team, overseeing the development of technical resources and assisting cities in implementing innovative and practical solutions to cut energy waste in buildings and reduce greenhosue gas emissions. He is also the Technical Director of the City Energy Project, a joint initiative of IMT and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Before joining IMT in May 2012, Jayson was the Energy/Climate Change Policy Advisor for the City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment. There, he initiated and implemented programs to meet the city’s goals for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction within the built environment. He was responsible for developing Seattle’s program for mandatory benchmarking and disclosure of energy performance for almost 9,000 nonresidential and multifamily buildings. He also led the city’s efforts to pilot the development of an outcome-based energy code model.
Previously, Jayson consulted on the deployment of renewable energy resources and was co-founder of i-sustain, a sustainability consulting and public advocacy company. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and received an M.S. in Sustainable Energy Planning from Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark.