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Kimberly Hosken

LEED AP (NC and O&M)
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Program Director, Green Building

Kimberly Hosken joined Johnson Controls, Inc. in February 2008 as a member of the Global Energy and Sustainability team. Prior to joining Johnson Controls Kim held the position of Director LEED, New Construction for the US Green Building Council in Washington DC. She has been a speaker at multiple conferences where she has presented her work on Return on Investment (ROI) for green strategies and construction. Kim has developed and delivered multiple LEED and Green Building training programs in Dubai, Shanghai, Santiago, the United States and Canada to contractors, designers and manufacturers, over 3000 people have attended her workshops.

At the USGBC Kim worked with multi national corporations and higher education institutions to develop the volume certification program for customers with large projects and multiple properties, the program is now in Pilot. Volume certification is a process to reward institutional and consistent performance by companies working on numerous simultaneous projects and large campus applications. Customers included financial institutions; Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Wachovia, Bank of America and PNC Bank, retailers; Starbucks, Target, Best Buy and Falabella. She also implemented the program with the University of California, Merced and Irvine campuses and the US Department of State, Embassy Program.

Kim’s areas of expertise include green building, construction management and design for commercial building projects, LEED Certification/LEED Consulting, water and air quality management and infrastructure development. As a consultant to the USGBC she has been a LEED Certification Reviewer, she has acted as LEED faculty, and co-author of LEED v 2.2 for New Construction. Kim has over 20 years of experience in construction management with multiple firms including Turner Construction. As a contractor she completed two LEED Platinum projects and has held the position of project manager, project engineer and superintendent.

Her current responsibilities include managing the development and deployment of sustainable building solution programs globally. She works with both internal and external customers to as a subject matter expert in green building.

In addition to multiple workshops Kim has presented at various engagements, including Greenbuild 2003, 2004 & 2006.

Publications include: ENR (Engineering News Record). “LEED is the Future”, May 2005. Eco Structure Magazine. “An Engineers Perspective”, Spring 2004.

Kim has a MBA from Webster University, St. Louis and a B.S. in business from Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe.