Joshua Hatch

Principal | Brightworks Sustainability

Throughout his career, Joshua Hatch has worked for solutions to the pressing issues in sustainability, including energy and carbon. Today, Joshua manages Brightworks’ Pacific Northwest practice in Oregon and Washington. He is also a member of the firm’s management committee.

During his graduate studies, Joshua worked for two years at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory characterizing the sources and the dispersion of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere.

Later, as a fellow at the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), Joshua provided guidance to utilities, state governments, and private companies on energy efficiency strategies and technologies. He also developed the beta version of RMI’s Green Footstep tool, which calculates the carbon footprint of buildings.

While providing sustainability project leadership and subject matter expertise to a wide range of building types, since 2010 Josh has also specialized in sustainable design for data centers and in solutions for energy efficiency and renewable energy.