Shawn Torbert is the NYC Architectural Manager at ROXUL USA. His career in sustainable building began in 2007, when he became VP of New Business Development at Greenable, Inc., Philadelphia’s first “green building” material supplier. Since then he has maintained a strong focus on sustainable building materials and high performance/low energy building technologies and design. In 2009, Shawn founded his own independent manufacturer’s representative firm, TORUS 5, to introduce new high performance commercial building products to the U.S. architectural community and construction markets. At TORUS 5 he specialized in rainscreen façade systems and development, code compliance strategies and consulting, passive daylighting products, moisture management products, BIPV glass, and vapor permeable air barrier materials. In 2012, Shawn became the NYC Façade Application Specialist at Trespa North America before moving to ROXUL in 2014. Shawn served on the Board of Directors of New York Passive House (NYPH) from 2014 to 2016 and helped establish the NYPH-New Jersey Committee.
Shawn is a graduate of Lehigh University, LEED AP, Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer and currently pursuing a Master of Science in Sustainability Management at Columbia University in the City of New York.