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Mr. William Burke, AIA

PG&E Energy Center

Contact Details

PG&E Energy Center
San Francisco, CA

Bio

Bill Burke is a licensed architect, instructor and technical expert on high performance buildings. At PG&E's Pacific Energy Center, Bill teaches and coordinates programs on design of building enclosure, solar geometry, energy codes, energy modeling, glass performance and daylighting. The Pacific Energy Center is part of the Workforce Education and Training efforts on energy efficiency manged by PG&E under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Bill also provides design advice on selection of building materials and windows and assists designers in studies of solar control and daylighting using physical models. He is co-author of Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Buildings, published by Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Education

University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, United States
M. Arch, 1986
Architecture
1982 To 1986

Grinnell College
Grinnell, Iowa, United States
B.A., 1976
History
1972 To 1976

Specialties

  • Architectural Design
  • Code Compliance
  • Commissioning
  • Energy Analysis and Design
  • Postoccupancy Evaluation

Affiliations

  • American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)