Sustainability consultant Wendy Macdonald has joined RJC Engineers. With 23 years of experience, Macdonald is known in the industry as a pioneer in sustainable design. A professional engineer with a background in energy conservation, sustainability and mechanical design, she channels her expertise and passion for sustainable design into the delivery of sustainable projects and service in this discipline.
“The addition of Wendy to RJC furthers our ability to provide informed, holistic advice for better performing buildings. Wendy is a champion of sustainability, an educator, and an experienced consultant who understands and advocates for the future of green building” said Terry Bergen, managing principal at RJC. “We’re thrilled for Wendy to share her insight with clients, partners, and colleagues across Canada.”
Macdonald sits on the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Energy & Engineering Technical Advisory Group and the CaGBC Zero Carbon Building Standard Steering Committee. She chaired the Technical Advisory Group Energy Modelling Task Force that advised the development of the LEED Canada 2009 Supplementary Energy Modelling Guidelines. In 2017 she received a Canada Green Building Council Volunteer Leadership – Technical award for her contributions.
Macdonald translates technical concepts into plain language for peers, colleagues and industry partners. She is passionate about better design, and helping others to understand, develop, clarify and realize their sustainability goals. As a sustainability consultant, she has acted as the LEED Consultant and guided the sustainability strategy for a wide variety of project types.
RJC’s new green building leader, Wendy Macdonald. Credit: RJC.
“RJC, being long-time heavy hitters in the worlds of structural and building envelope, deeply respected in the industry, and already backed by a wonderful team of sustainable professionals, are in such an amazing position to affect awesome change in the areas of carbon and energy. I’m excited to be a part of it and help,” says Macdonald, who is based in Victoria, B.C.
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