John Jennings has been a program manager on market transformation programs in the commercial, residential and industrial sectors at NEEA since 1997. He was responsible for developing NEEA’s early program implementation team, assisting in strategy development and overseeing all of its early programs.
Over the past 30 years, he has been involved in all aspects of development, implementation and evaluation of residential, commercial, and industrial energy efficiency programs including nationally recognized programs such as BetterBricks, Super Good Cents Homes, Motor Decisions Matter, and the award winning Northwest ENERGY STAR Windows. John has also been an architectural designer. John holds a BA from Dartmouth College where he studied under Donella Meadows (Limits to Growth) and a Master in Architecture from the University of Oregon where he was a Graduate Teaching Fellow for John Reynolds and GZ (Charlie) Brown (Sun, Wind and Light). He received the President’s Service Award in 2003 from the Building Commissioning Association for his role in helping create the organization and serving a number of years on the Board. He was recognized in 2008 as a Fellow of the Cascadia Green Building Council for lifetime achievement in advancing green buildings.
In his spare time, John likes to backpack, ski, attend cultural performances of all types, carve wood and meditate.