Ryan Merkin is a Senior Vice President and Director of Multifamily Energy Services with Steven Winter Associates (SWA), one of the nation's leading energy, environmental, and green architecture and engineering firms. He has expertise in high performance multifamily building design, renovation, and operations.
Ryan first became interested in high performance buildings while completing his graduate work on the urban heat island effect at MIT, where he received his Master of Science in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.
His experience includes new construction design consulting, multifamily building retrofits, building simulation modeling, solar design, and portfolio utility analysis. He has performed energy efficiency and code trainings for audiences ranging from architects and engineers to superintendents of affordable multifamily buildings.
Ryan is active in the New York metropolitan area high performance building community as board member of Association of Energy Engineers New York Chapter.