Mechanical Review Board Member Bio: Kent W. Peterson, P.E.

Kent W. Peterson Experience
Kent Peterson is the Chief Operating Officer at P2​S Inc, a 300-person consulting engineering and commissioning firm with offices throughout the western United States. He has extensive experience working in the building and infrastructure industries. He provides leadership, inspiration and technical direction for the firm’s engineering practices.

Kent was appointed by the United States Congress in 2011 to the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings Advisory Committee for federal agencies as a representative of the engineering profession and has been re-appointed though 2022. He is chair of the 2022-2023 ASHRAE Building Decarbonization Task Force, past chair of the ASHRAE Building Decarbonization Position Document Committee, and co-chair of the GSA Federal Building Decarbonization Task Group.

Mr. Peterson is an ASHRAE Presidential Member, ASHRAE Distinguished Fellow, and recipient of the F. Paul Anderson Award, ASHRAE's highest award. He is a frequent author of articles and papers and has made presentations to governments and professionals throughout the world on improving building sustainability. Kent has been working on building and infrastructure projects in the CSU system for nearly 40 years. ​

P2S Engineering website: https://www.p2sinc.com/