Public Private Partnership Sustainability with Kimberly Hosken

Kimberly Hosken works building the P3 business at NORESCO with a highly skilled team of industry leaders in central plant design, construction and operations. Partnering with preferred equity firms to create the best value for owners in the P3 market. Developing best in class SOP’s, operational plans and systems to achieve a quality working relationship with customers.

Kimberly  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 GreenBuilding 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.

Kimberly Hosken has rejoined Johnson Controls as part of the US P3 team on the UC MERCED 2020 project. She has been a leader in international applications of LEED leading design charrettes in China, Egypt, Chile, and Canada while continuing to support the US market. Kim has experience with all of the LEED rating systems and providing large scale benchmarking for portfolios of international companies. Kim participated in the LEED Manufacturing User Group, a dedicated group of industry professionals working to create more opportunities for greener, healthier and more efficient manufacturing facilities. She also participated in the LEED Fellow review process for the class of 2013. Kim became a LEED Fellow in 2012.

As a LEED Fellow she provided training for both internal and external customers. 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 globally, over 3000 people have attended her workshops.

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

Show Highlights

  • One of their first female superintendents in high rise construction in OC, California. 
  • Contagious passion infected Kimberly’s green building career path.
  • Conversations that formed and shaped LEED mainstreamed.
  • Green Compass tool to support LEED. 
  • P3 brings the operations into the design. 
  • Mechanical systems upgraded for existing building spaces.  
  • Kimberly’s great advice on how to adapt when change occurs. 
  • Career advice on figuring out your green lens.

“Be able to accept change with grace and do what you need to do to move on in the face of things that may not have been in the plan.” 

– Kimberly Hosken

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