John Andary has over 35 years of consulting engineering experience with a strong background in project and team leadership.
Throughout his career, John has provided energy-focused consulting services in various market sectors including higher education, health care, civic, federal, and corporate design. Leading bioclimatic design for the firm, he is focused on providing passive and climate-based design solutions to improve occupant health, thermal comfort and energy efficiency in the built environment.
John believes that sustainable design is an engineer’s social responsibility and has served led the design of over 50 Zero Net Energy projects. Of note, John led the MEP Engineering and Energy Consulting teams for the Research Support Facility project at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. At 360,000 ft², this facility is considered to be the largest measured and verified Zero Energy Building in North America. More recently, he completed a ZNE design for the new ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta.
John is active in the green building industry, contributing his sustainable design experience with various industry groups including the AIA and USGBC, while constantly presenting and lecturing on green building topics.