Terry Sharp

Terry Sharp

Project Leader and Building Scientist
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Mr. Sharp is a project leader and building scientist in the Building Technologies Research and Integration Center at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Mr. Sharp leads the technical team for the Transformative Reductions in Operational Energy Consumption (TROPEC) Program conducted for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy. He also supports DOD in improving strategic energy management for medical treatment facilities and performs risk assessment reviews for large-scale energy savings performance contracting projects for DOE and DOD. In the area of building energy performance rating systems, Mr. Sharp pioneered the development of the advanced building energy performance rating engines that enabled the development of EPA\'s nationally-recognized Energy Star ratings for commercial buildings. He also helped develop leading-edge building energy performance rating tools for the States of California and New York.

Mr. Sharp has extensive experience in improving strategic energy management for buildings, the integration of building efficiency technologies, the development of advanced building energy performance rating tools, analyzing energy use data from large building portfolios, risk assessment and minimization in energy savings performance contracts, energy performance measurement and verification, and in building energy performance assessments. Mr. Sharp is a professional engineer and holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering.