National Director of Sustainable Projects


As CMTA’s National Director of Sustainable Projects, Mr. Hans works with architects and owners to increase the potential of projects to be sustainable. He has worked on the majority of CMTA’s Zero Energy projects including Richardsville Elementary School, the first Zero Energy Public School in the United States, and more recently, Discovery Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, the largest Zero Energy School in the U.S.

Mr. Hans speaks at many regional and national conferences on the subject of zero energy buildings including, Greenbuild 2012 and 2015, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Technical Training Conference in Savannah, the National Building Institute’s Net Zero Building Conference, the AIA’s Gulf Coast Green Conference, Lightfair International and the BICSI Telecommunications conference.

He is a licensed professional engineer in over 44 states including Puerto Rico, Canada and Hawaii.

  • Rethinking Daylighting, High Performing Buildings, ASHRAE, Spring 2014
  • AIA Connecticut – NetZero School Summit; 2020
  • Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit - Arlington, VA; 2020
  • NetZeroBuild Summit, Novi, MI; 2020
  • CT Green Building Council ZE Roundtable; 2020
  • A4LE North Carolina – Building Bridges for Education; “When is Zero Energy the Right Choice?”; 2019
  • AIA Conference – Las Vegas, NV; Session Title; 2019
  • NZ2019 Net Zero Building Conference & Expo – “Ways to Fund Zero Energy”; 2019
  • Getting To Zero National Forum – “Achieving Zero within a Standard School Budget” 2019
  • Greenbuild Conference – spoken and/or completed tours in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018
  • Association for Learning Environments, Southeast Regional Conference
  • AIA’s Gulf Coast Green
  • Lightfair
  • Lightshow Southwest
  • National Building Institute’s Net Zero Building Conference
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Technical Training Conference