Nick is an Environmental Protection Specialist with the US EPA and the Program Manager of EPA’s Indoor airPLUS label for new homes. He has been involved in the construction industry for over 15 as a self-employed remodeling contractor, project manager, green building consultant, and trainer. Before coming to EPA, Nick was a Manager at ICF in the Federal Energy Efficiency portfolio, consulting on labeling programs such as ENERGY STAR, Indoor airPLUS, and WaterSense.
Nick earned a Master’s in Technology concentrating in Building Science from Appalachian State University and also taught coursework in construction technology and building codes. While at ASU, Nick served as Education and Outreach Director with the North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance and supported indoor air quality research through the ASU Energy Center.
Nick is a BPI Building Analyst, LEED-AP (Homes), and NAHB Certified Green Professional. He is also a member of the Housing Innovation Alliance’s Comfort + Health Program Council and participates on the National Green Building Standard (ICC-700) Remodeling Task Group (2018). Nick presents regularly at industry conferences on high performance home building, the Indoor airPLUS Program, and EPA’s Energy Savings Plus Health protocols for improved indoor air quality in existing homes.