SIG’s Senior Energy Consultant Dallas Terry

Dallas Terry is a sustainability professional with a successful track record of driving excellence in projects and programs to achieve ROI and reduce environmental impacts.

His real interest lies in those ideas, projects, and businesses that entail innovative, intelligent and collaborative designs that improve the bottom line and make a meaningful impact on improving the status quo.

Dallas has served as Cushman Wakefield’s Sustainability Manager where he served  PG&E’s corporate real estate organization to help create and execute a robust sustainability strategy and drive performance across their portfolio of >250 sites where he worked cross functionally with strategy, projects, facilities and other teams to facilitate “sustainable” decision-making in key aspects of the real estate value chain:

  • Advising CRE leadership on industry, state and local trends and guiding program direction
  • Leading analysis of GHG emissions reduction scenarios in support of long term goal setting
  • Engaging stakeholders in development of sustainability standards and behavior change campaigns
  • Oversight of LEED program with >10 new construction and existing building projects including multiple Net Zero Energy projects
  • Managing >$5M in energy efficiency projects across multiple sites with >$850k/yr. in estimated savings.

Dallas has also worked with companies to help coach them through a comprehensive curriculum that allows them to embed sustainability into multiple dimensions of their businesses, guiding them to develop Sustainability action plans consisting of cost and resource saving projects.

Specialties: Program Management, Project Management, Strategic Business Planning, Feasibility Studies, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation, Integrated Waste Management Renewable Energy, Financial Modeling, Business Development, Risk Assessments, LEED Certification, Carbon Reporting, Stakeholder Engagement

Show Highlights

  • Special training in conducting feasibility studies for renewable energy projects, solar and wind.
  • A peek at mandates and markets in different cities. 
  • Pro tips on working from home or working remotely.
  • Hitting the milestones that we need to hit by say 2030 and beyond.
  • Real estate portfolios strategy to truly build a net zero portfolio.
  • The parallels between soccer and business to get the right group of people working together to achieve a common goal.
  • What are the right roadmaps to help orchestrate and plan net zero projects and programs?

“Getting started early, I think is really key. It’s what you hear all the time, but it’s really true. Like anyone, I would be even further than I am right now if I’d just gotten a little start a little bit earlier, or if I had found some valuable internships earlier. Be willing to say, ‘It’s okay to start as an intern’ with low  pay. It’s going to help put some milestones on your resume and help you to level-up beyond that.”

-Dallas Terry

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