Jeremy Sigmon of USGBC Elected to ECC Board
At its quarterly meeting in December, the ECC Board of Directors elected Jeremy Sigmon as a new member representing the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). As USGBC’s Director of Technical Policy, Sigmon oversees grassroots and grasstops advocacy networks across the United States. He focuses particularly on state and local policy initiatives that reference LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and green building codes, including an emerging focus on resilience and water issues.
Sigmon has served in various advocacy and policy capacities for USGBC since 2007, leading research, policy development and campaign efforts to spread the benefits of green building across the country. He works closely with many well-established building energy code advocacy organizations, continually advancing a more integrated approach to sustainability through building regulatory reform. Sigmon has led the development and execution of USGBC’s strategy and outreach efforts on greening the building codes, and he was a key contributor to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Sustainable Design and Green Building Toolkit. He regularly contributes to the USGBC blog and has published in Living Architecture Monitor, EDC Magazine, ACEEE and the ASHRAE Journal.
Prior to joining USGBC, Jeremy was a project manager for altPOWER, Inc., a renewable energy contracting firm based in New York City, where he interfaced with developers, building owners, contractors, building officials and inspectors. He also oversaw the installation of over 1.5 MW of photovoltaic projects. Jeremy holds a LEED BD+C professional credential and is a senior fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program.
Sigmon also taught English in French Guiana and French at his alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned a bachelor of arts in political science and French.