Profile of Jillian Burgess

Jillian Burgess
Senior Building Enclosure Consultant

A skilled project manager, Jill has contributed to the design and delivery of high-performance building enclosures for buildings around the world. Our clients benefit from the depth of her technical knowledge – especially in building performance modeling – as well as the breadth of her project experience. Jill’s work has focused in particular on balancing daylight and heat gain in glass facades, and on developing a holistic understanding of the life cycles of various building-enclosure assembly types. A LEED accredited consultant, Jill believes in the power of rigorous energy analysis to drive outstanding building performance.

A building performance modeling specialist with more than a decade of experience in diverse countries and climates


    • Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University, United States
    • Master of Science (Architecture), University of Pennsylvania, United States

    • Registered Architect, Pennsylvania
    • NFRC Certified Modeler
    • LEED AP
    • Member, Philadelphia International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA)

    • Building enclosures
    • Building performance modeling
    • CFD modeling
    • Daylight/glare optimization
    • Detailed thermal analysis
    • Holistic life-cycle analysis
    • Schematic massing analysis
    • Shading strategies
    • Solar insolation & radiation studies
    • Sustainability