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Justin Di Palo

Energy Analyst

A Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer, Living Building Challenge Ambassador, and LEED Accredited Professional, Justin Di Palo has specialized in energy analysis, building energy modeling, and the Living Building Challenge.

Trained and experienced in integrated, sustainable engineering, Justin’s holistic building energy modeling helps owners and design teams optimize building performance.

Justin’s experience includes major developments in healthcare, real estate development, higher education, transportation, residential, and hospitality.

As an Ambassador presenter for the International Living Future Institute, Justin is a determined advocate and educator of the Living Building Challenge with the goal of creating a Living built environment in Los Angeles. Justin is also a Collaborative Facilitator and steering committee member for the local LBC-LA Collaborative, which has given him the opportunity to organize and host multiple education sessions, presentations, and events for the LA community.


Expertise

  • Whole Building Energy Analysis
  • Living Building Challenge
  • LEED for New Construction (LEED NC)
  • LEED for Core & Shell (LEED CS)
  • LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED CI)
  • EcoDistricts
  • Title 24 Compliance Modeling
  • LEED / ASHRAE 90.1 Energy Modeling
  • Measurement and Verification
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • eQUEST
  • Energy Pro
  • Passive Design Strategies
  • Renewable Energy
  • Utility Incentives
  • Education and Advocacy

Education

  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering)
    Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

  • State of California
    Professional Engineer
  • U.S. Green Building Council
    LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C)
  • Living Building Challenge Collaborative: Los Angeles
    Collaborative Facilitator
  • International Living Future Institute
    Living Building Challenge Ambassador
    Member
  • EcoDistricts
    EcoDistricts Accredited Professional
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
    Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    Member
  • International Building Performance Simulation Association
    Member

Selected Experience

  • Glumac
  • Boeing

Service

  • Living Building Challenge Collaborative: Los Angeles
    Collaborative Facilitator
  • International Living Future Institute
    Living Building Challenge Ambassador

Publications



SELECTED PROJECTS
  • Key Development
    Burnside Bridgehead Block 67