Speaker Michael Brown

 

As energy analyst and energy systems design engineer with HKS, Mike is an energy engineer working alongside architects and engineers to help building owners/developers create high performance buildings that ​save energy and are healthy for the environment. An engineer in training, LEED Accredited Professional, and building energy modeling professional, he has been in the green building industry for over seven years collaborating on projects all over the U.S. for a variety of project types. Utilizing building energy modeling and other innovative sustainability tools, he has been able to help owners save an estimated $7.2 million in energy cost and over $1.3 million in water costs on both LEED and non-LEED projects. Passionate about his profession, Michael is currently involved in a variety of professional organizations including board member of Texas U.S. Green Building Council, m​ember of North Texas National Association of Energy Engineers, and the National Society of Black Engineers.