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Profile of Mike Williams

Name
Mike Williams
Position
Technical Director | Principal
Email
Mike.Williams@RWDI.com
Phone
+1.519.823.1311 x2980
Summary

Mike Williams brings over a decade of sustainable design experience to our High Performance Buildings group. Clients benefit from his expertise in green standards compliance and in the development of carbon reduction and energy efficiency strategies. Mike has been a key contributor to some of Canada’s greenest buildings, including the CANMET Materials and Testing Laboratory in Hamilton and the Elementary Teachers’ Federation Headquarters in Toronto, both of which earned LEED Platinum certification and set new standards for sustainability in their respective communities. Mike has a strong record of in-house innovation and thought leadership, including the creation of COMPASS, a groundbreaking energy data visualization platform.

A sustainability innovator and key contributor to some of Canada’s greenest buildings

  • EDUCATION

    • Master of Science (Sustainable Development), Mid-Sweden University, Sweden 
    • Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering), University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Professional Engineer, Ontario
    • Has produced multiple proprietary measurement and monitoring tools, including VAULT (LEED management tool), COMPASS (energy data visualization platform) and VITAL SIGNS (next-gen building performance indicators) 
    • Invited to speak at over a dozen industry-leading events including: Construct Canada, IIDEX and the OAA 2030 Speaker Series 
    • Approved Saving By Design charrette facilitator; has facilitated over a dozen community charrettes related to high-performance buildings 
    • Former member of the Canada Green Building Council’s Sites-Water Technical Advisory Group
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Building performance
    • Emissions reduction
    • Energy efficiency
    • Green building design
    • Green standards compliance
    • LEED design and construction
    • Sustainability