Andrea is the Director of Building Science at Payette, a Boston based architecture firm. She leads the firm’s sustainability and research efforts, working across all projects to improve the building performance. She was the recipient of the 2012 AIA Upjohn Research Grant investigating the thermal performance of façades, and leads other internal research projects exploring strategies to improve building performance.
She has an architecture degree from Carnegie Mellon and a Master of Science in Building Technology from MIT, where she was the recipient of the Tucker Voss Award. She is also currently a Lecturer at MIT teaches in the Building Technology program.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the USGCB Massachusetts Chapter and the national USGBC Chapter Steering Committee and Education Steering Committee. She also serves on the AIA national COTE Advisory Group and 2030 Reporting Working Group.