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Brett Bridgeland



Brett is an Associate at RMI. He is a registered architect who brings five years of architectural design experience. Brett joined RMI in July 2014.


Prior to joining RMI, Brett worked for the Chicago design firm, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. Brett’s experience in the field of large-scale, high-performance buildings and urban design spans the U.S., U.A.E., China, Saudi Arabia and India, and includes projects that have won major design awards.

Brett has conducted research with Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, quantifying the technical energy savings potential of specific actions, products and home adjustments that can enable dramatic energy reductions in residences. He also worked with the Solutions Project, a science-based plan to convert all fifty U.S. states to 100% wind, water and solar power, in a way that makes economic, health and environmental sense.


  • Master of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering – Atmosphere/Energy, Stanford University, 2014
  • Master of Architecture, University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign, 2005


  • Registered Architect (Wisconsin)

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  • Jacobson MZ, et al., A roadmap for repowering California for all purposes with wind, water, and sunlight,Energy (2014).
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