Matt Jungclaus

Senior Associate | Rocky Mountain Institute

Matt Jungclaus is a Senior Associate with RMI’s Buildings Practice. Matt specializes in net-zero energy strategy, performance-based energy efficiency contracts, and the federal energy space. His core competencies lie in building science (including energy auditing and modeling), mechanical engineering, and project management.

Matt works on several initiatives at RMI that target aggressive energy efficiency goals, including net-zero energy. Currently, Matt is working on an urban redevelopment project in Pittsburgh that cuts across RMI’s practice areas to deliver a comprehensive buildings, energy supply, and mobility solution to help achieve forward-leaning energy goals. He is also working with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on several collaborations focused on their National Deep Energy Retrofit program, which achieves deep energy savings using energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs), and net-zero energy. Matt’s past work at RMI includes developing a net-zero energy strategy for the McDonald’s Corporation and delivering integrative design workshops for federal and private sector clients.

Prior to joining RMI, Matt worked for CEG Solutions, an energy services company in Virginia, which he served as a technical analyst and a development project manager for building energy retrofit projects in the public and private sectors. Before working for CEG, Matt worked as a residential energy auditor for the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) in Charlottesville, VA. In these capacities, Matt built up his experience in energy modeling, energy auditing, data logging, and project management for projects in commercial office buildings, retail grocery stores, and residential buildings.