Jaime Van Mourik, Associate AIA, LEED AP Headshot


  • School of Architecture and Planning
  • Expertise

  • Resilient buildings
  • Sustainability Education
  • Professional Development and Curricula
  • 21st Century Job Preparation
  • Green Campus Strategic Planning and Building Design
  • Jaime Van Mourik, Associate AIA, LEED AP, is the director of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home program in addition to serving as the Zero Energy Design Designation lead for the DOE
    Building Technologies Office. Each day she is working toward a zero carbon emissions future for all

    Jaime is passionate about educating people of all ages about the impacts of the built environment on
    their lives. She believes that providing knowledge and opportunities for action will result in true
    transformation. Prior to coming to DOE, she served as the vice-president for education solutions at the
    U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) where she led a team to create and deploy education solutions for
    every learner whether that be a young child, a student pursuing a post-secondary degree or a
    professional looking to advance in their career path. She collaborated with higher education institutions
    and advocates across the country to develop and deliver innovative learning platforms that integrate
    sustainability and green building concepts into curriculum and create pathways to professional
    credentials. She has extensive experience leading colleges and universities looking to “go green,” guiding
    them through the planning and implementation process and advising on how the Leadership in Energy
    and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system can help shape sustainability initiatives in teaching,
    research and practice.

    Prior to joining USGBC, she served as a project manager at the sustainable design consulting firm
    GreenShape, assisting more than 30 projects pursuing LEED certification. Previously, she worked at the
    National Building Museum developing and managing educational programs.