Profile of Justin Downey

Justin Downey
Strategic Director | Principal

Justin is a recognized specialist in high-performance buildings and green building certification. His deeply informed technical advice ensures that our clients’ buildings are designed and constructed to respond to today’s climate realities and tomorrow’s climate uncertainties. With his interdisciplinary team, Justin steers buildings to new thresholds of performance and sustainability--from design through construction and operation. Whether he is delivering sustainable master planning, LEED consulting or energy analysis and modelling, Justin thrives on the scale and global reach of our projects.

A seasoned consultant pushing buildings to new thresholds of performance and sustainability


    • Master of Science (Eco-Technology and Sustainable Development), Mid-Sweden University, Sweden
    • Bachelor of Engineering Science (Mechanical and Materials Engineering), Western University, Canada
    • Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics), Western University, Canada

    • Professional Engineer, Ontario and Alberta
    • LEED AP Building Design & Construction
    • WELL AP
    • Member, Experienced Modellers List and Working Group, Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)
    • Recipient, CaGBC leadership Award
    • Green Globes, Approved Energy Modelling Experts
    • Regular presenter at conferences
    • Presenter in RWDI webinars for technical specialists

    • Building sustainability
    • Building resiliency
    • Energy, carbon, daylight and comfort analysis and modeling
    • Green building certification
    • High performance buildings
    • LEED consulting
    • Real estate assets
    • Sustainable master planning
    • WELL consulting