Joanne Chang is the Energy Modeling Lead for AECOM’s High Performance Buildings and Communities team in Orange, CA. She has 9 years of experience with advanced energy simulation, high-performance building design assistance including HVAC systems, and sustainability consulting for diverse building types. Her work spans throughout the design process into building occupancy and operation. These efforts have resulted in innovative, cost-effective, and low energy design solutions that meet and exceed clients’ sustainability and resiliency goals. Her project portfolio includes several LEED Platinum projects and Net-Zero energy buildings. Joanne is a PE and BEMP certified with a BA in Environmental Studies from Yale University and a Masters in Energy Engineering from University of Illinois Chicago.