2015-16 Fellows


Region: Bay Area

Project(s): Oakland GHG Energy and Waste Strategy

Email: bsilverman@civicspark.lgc.org

Fellow Bio:

Benjamin is the Climate and Buildings Program Manager with the City of Boston’s Environment where he manages the Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance and sits on the City’s Interagency Green Building Committee. He graduated with a MS in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management from The New School in NYC and received his BA in Economics from the University of Vermont. He previously interned with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability working on climate mitigation for major civil society institutions, building energy efficiency regulations and city building retro-commissioning. He is also a LEED Green Associate and has worked in the past for a green building consulting company in areas around Energy Star benchmarking, lighting audits, and sustainable operations and maintenance tracking.