Josh Jacobs

Josh serves as the Technical Information & Public Affairs Manager for UL. He is responsible for environmental and public health authority engagement and outside code participation for UL Environment. In this role he helps develop and track the environmental and public health programs/codes/purchasing programs that are being utilized and developed throughout the world. As a LEED AP+ BD&C, he has been able to assist architects, designers, specifiers, and builders understand how to utilize products to build a more sustainable project. Josh has served on over 20 sustainable committees, including but not limited to ASHRAE 189.1, 2012 & 2015 NAHB National Green Building Standard, ANSI/BIFMA E3 joint committee, USGBC’s Pilot Credit Committee and LEED Steering Committee, and he served on the original water and IEQ work group that developed the first public draft of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). He is also a recurring guest lecturer at multiple universities and has spoken on sustainable building practices at many conferences and continuing education events throughout the world including for the United Nations. Josh also serves as Chairman of the US Technical Advisory Group for ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement, Chairman of the 2015 NAHB Material & IEQ Working Group, Vice Chair for USGBC’s Pilot Credit Committee, and Vice Chair of Green Globes Material Task Group.


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