Christian Douglass is an engineer with over 10 years of experience researching, analyzing, and modeling energy usage in buildings. For the past nine years, Christian has provided technical and management support to the Regional Technical Forum (RTF) and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, contributing to assessments of energy efficiency measures, development of RTF and Council analysis tools, and management of technical subcommittees. Before joining the RTF as a contract analyst, Christian worked as a Senior Consultant at Navigant Consulting, where he worked primarily on utility program impact evaluations and energy efficiency potential studies. Prior to Navigant, Christian conducted building energy research and analysis both as an intern at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and as a graduate student at the University of Illinois. Christian holds a B.S. in General Engineering and M.S. in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
When Christian is not working, he likes to spend time with his family and pets, go on hikes, and take up random hobbies with his kids (skateboarding and birding, most recently). He is also a big fan of chocolate, donuts, and of course, chocolate donuts.