Jeff Ross-Bain is a registered professional mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience in commercial and industrial HVAC design and applications. Since 2001, Jeff has worked exclusively in the field of high performance green buildings. In 2009, Jeff formed Ross-Bain Green Building (RBGB) and now provides expert technical and integrated support services that help owners, architects, engineers, and building users establish and meet their advanced high performance green building goals. Jeff is located in Atlanta, Georgia and has significant experience nationally and internationally.
Jeff’s mission is to advise, engage, and challenge clients on paths to achieving sustainable, high performance buildings within acceptable budgets. By resourcing a large bank of experience, technical tools, and green building know-how, Jeff will zero-in on specific energy saving opportunities unique to each project. Specialized skills, an integrated project delivery focus, and a passion for sustainability are combined to give the clients worthwhile and leading edge results.
Jeff has been involved in over 70 LEED registered or certified projects, has had direct administrative control and provided energy simulations for LEED Certified, Silver, Gold, and Platinum buildings. Furthermore, Jeff has conducted numerous energy and water audits, consults across the gamut of sustainable building issues, provides operation and maintenance program guidance, and regularly leads college classes, conducts workshops and delivers talks on a wide array of environmental, energy and sustainability topics.
Jeff is very active in the advancement of his industry and currently serves as a Voting Member and Working Group Chair on the Standards Committee for ASHRAE Standard 189.1 – Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Ride Residential Buildings and is a Board Member of the Green Chamber of the South.