Prudence Ferreira, a recognized passive buildings expert, has joined Thornton Tomasetti’s Sustainability practice as a vice president.
Based in the Portland, Maine, office, Prudence will be heading up the firm’s passive buildings consulting team. She will be assisting clients with a range of services, including passive certification, feasibility studies, compliance modeling and education and curriculum development.
Prudence has more than 14 years of experience. Her work includes large-scale residential and commercial properties, healthcare and laboratory facilities, schools and campuses and historic structures. She is a founding member of the Phius Technical Committee and has been involved in the development of passive standards and protocols for more than a decade. Prudence is also a Phius Certified Trainer and helps design professionals achieve the Phius Certified Consultant (CPHC) credential. She joins the firm from BR+A Consulting Engineers.