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    Gabriela Crespo

    Energy Practice Lead

    As Brightworks’ Energy Practice Lead, Gabriela Crespo provides leadership, oversight, and deep technical expertise for all of Brightworks’ energy efficiency-related services. As an Energy Analyst and Commissioning Agent, Gabriela specializes in energy efficiency strategies and indoor air quality improvements. She is experienced with a wide variety of facility types, from office and multifamily residential developments to technically complex buildings such as data centers, laboratories, manufacturing facilities and healthcare facilities.

    Gabriela joined Brightworks with significant experience in energy analysis, modeling, energy audits and commissioning to improve building energy performance. As the director of the energy department at Revitaliza Consultores in Mexico City, she helped grow a team of energy professionals and services while also supporting LEED certification programs.

    Gabriela is also an active educator and industry leader on energy issues, including contributing to the development of legislation related to commissioning, ventilation, thermal comfort and acoustics in Mexico. She serves on the U.S. Green Building Council Technical Advisory Group to provide feedback on LEED credits related to Indoor Environmental Quality, and has chaired the Women in ASHRAE Committee for the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers in Mexico City.


    • UPC Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (Barcelona, Spain)
      Master of Science (Architecture Technology: Energy Efficiency)
    • Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP, Mexico)
      Bachelor of Architecture

    Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

    • U.S. Green Building Council
      LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C)
      LEED AP Operations + Maintenance (O+M)
      LEED Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Technical Advisory Group Member
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP)
      Accredited Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE)
    • Rice University
      Engineering Project Management

    Selected Experience

    • Revitaliza Consultores
    • SACMAG


    • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Mexico City Chapter
      Women in ASHRAE, Former Committee Chair