Scott Beckman

Director of Sustainability
PCL Construction

Scott is a director and team Leader with over 18 years of diverse experience in sustainable design, construction and renewable energy. With a focus on the built environment, Scott is adept at working with building owners, designers, contractors, engineers, and agencies to identify opportunities for sustainability and high-performance construction. He served as project manager and leader for LEED for new construction services on over one million square feet of new construction, including complex laboratory, school, and healthcare projects. Scott’s work contributed to the achievement of one LEED Platinum, five LEED Gold, two LEED Silver, and one LEED Certified certifications. He has created sustainable design educational materials and performed LEED and sustainability training for hundreds of professionals across the country.

Scott is passionate about renewable energy technology, and energy efficiency in buildings. He has over five years of consulting expertise in solar project feasibility, financial incentive and rebate analysis, procurement support, and solar project management. Scott was the project manager for the first phase of the Washington, DC Department of General Services SmartRoof Energy Management Program in 2013, which has since resulted in the installation of 11 megawatts of rooftop solar on DC government buildings. For Penn State University, Scott created a solar PV pre-screening process for the entire real estate portfolio including 1,313 buildings, 528 parking areas, and 937 acres of pasture area. He managed a cross-discipline team in performing 50 on-site assessments of the top sites in the portfolio. This includes site feasibility scoring, solar modeling, financial savings analysis, and procurement strategy recommendations. This project represents over 12 megawatts of solar PV potential.

Scott has a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University.