Redhorse Welcomes New Senior Sustainability Manager

Redhorse is pleased to welcome Kristyn Clayton as a Senior Sustainability Manager in Seattle. Kristyn has more than 22 years of experience in sustainability, codes and standards, building operations, and commercial building design and construction. She is a high performance sustainable building expert and has participated in more than 20 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects, including the certification of new construction and existing buildings, re-certification of buildings, and bulk volume certification of existing buildings. She has conducted numerous sustainability and energy audits at facilities across the country. Kristyn was appointed by the Governor and served for 7 years on the Washington State Building Code Council where she was responsible for oversight of the building codes and related policies of the state. As former chair of the Energy Code Technical Advisory Group for the council, she helped to guide the process for code development of all building codes and participated in the technical development of residential and commercial energy codes. She is a faculty member at South Seattle Community College where she teaches curriculum for commercial energy auditing, automated building controls, and high performance buildings. She has trained professionals in construction management, energy codes compliance, sustainable practices, and general interpretation for architectural, electrical, and mechanical drawings. She earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia and master’s degree in architecture from Washington State University. She is an Association of Energy Engineers Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional.