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Jim Woodward

Jim Woodward

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Jim came to PNNL's Building Energy Systems group in November, 2013 and has enjoyed supporting comprehensive energy and water evaluations for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (DASA). Jim's DASA CEWE work has involved on-site energy and water assessments of U.S. Army installations totaling more than 20 million square feet as well as integrated energy modeling and reporting, which assists DASA in meeting a wide array of Federal energy and water mandates. Jim also supports the advanced building controls team undertaking data-driven, targeted energy efficiency evaluations of General Service Administration (GSA) facilities totaling more than 500 thousand square feet. In addition to his project work, Jim is developing a network of peers and clients across PNNL through his participation on a variety of laboratory-wide initiatives. Before PNNL, Jim acquired six years of industry experience in energy engineering, energy resource planning, power and utilities (P&U) risk modeling, and sustainability project financing and development. Jim has overseen energy management and sustainability workstreams in both the public and private sectors. He holds advanced degrees in energy resource management and policy analysis.

Research Interests

  • Comprehensive energy and water evaluations (CEWE)
  • Controls and building re-tuning
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) and benchmarking
  • Sustainability reporting

Education and Credentials

  • Professional Civil Engineer in State of California
  • M.P.A. / Master of Energy and Earth Resources, The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering / Minor in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia

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