Steve Kemp | M.A.Sc., P.Eng., LEED AP BD+C, LEED Fellow

Principal, Senior Energy and Sustainability Specialist

As the head of RDH’s Energy & Sustainability services, Steve drives energy- and carbon-related initiatives and explores avenues for growth within this emerging practice area.

Steve is renowned as one of Canada’s top energy efficiency and carbon reduction experts. He works with architects and developers to lay the foundations for sustainable and high-performance buildings that mitigate climate change. He is skilled in numerous low carbon technologies, including geothermal energy, smart lighting control, solar power generation, solar thermal, energy recovery, and thermal storage.

Steve was part of the team that recently unveiled Mohawk College’s Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation, the largest net-zero building in North America. To add to his lengthy list of achievements, he was presented with the Green Building Champion Award by the Canada Green Building Council in 2014.

A LEED Fellow, Steve is also a member and past chair of the Energy & Engineering Technical Advisory Group for the Canada Green Building Council and is a member of the National Research Council’s Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency, overseeing the evolution of Canada’s national energy codes to a net zero future.