Russ over 35 years of progressive experience in sustainable structural engineering design including lead engineer roles in management and execution of projects. He has significant experience in assessments, renovations, rehabilitations, additions, expansions, field inspection, and construction engineering for all types of construction. His work also includes performing quality assurance and peer reviews. Russ has been involved in sustainable projects throughout his practice.
He is currently serving on the American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute’s Sustainability Committee. In this capacity, co-authored the masonry section of ASCE’s “Structural Engineer’s Guide to Sustainability”, has presented at Structures Congress’ and the NASCC on thermal break and fabric-formed concrete practices. Russ is a member of the Structural Engineering Institute’s (SEI) Sustainability Committee’s Thermal Bridging Working Group and has co-authored a supplement to the Modern Steel Construction publication, Modern Steel, March 2012 edition.
He has written for national structural engineering magazines on foundations and thermal bridging reduction as well. He presented at NESEA’s Buinging Energy symposiums and was a Guest Speaker for the Vermont Fire & Safety Division in March of 2018 on Special Inspections. Russ leads the EV Green Team’s implementation of Life Cycle Analysis and CO2 load work.