Building Performance Analyst II
Posted on 3/22/2024

1,001-5,000 employees

Integrated design firm enhancing human life
Company Overview
CannonDesign stands out as a leading integrated design firm, employing over 1,000 creative thinkers dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges through their unique Living-Centered Design approach. This approach focuses on the intricate interdependencies between people, businesses, communities, society, and the environment, aiming to improve human life. The firm's commitment to equity in education, accessible healthcare, and inclusive communities, alongside its continuous exploration of new ideas, has earned it recognition as one of the world's most forward-thinking companies.
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New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Architecture & Civil Engineering
Urban Planning
Environmental Engineering
Building Services Engineering
  • Associate degree in Architectural, Environmental, Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related degree. Bachelor's or Master's degree in related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of building performance analysis experience required.
  • Experience with EnergyPlus/Openstudio, required. Other experience in other building energy modeling software such as IES-VE, eQuest, a plus.
  • Must have familiarity with ASHRAE Standard 90.1, ASHRAE Standard 62.1, LEED Reference Guides, California Title 24, IECC, and other energy related codes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Familiarity in computational design and programming languages such as Grasshopper, Python, or C# strongly desired.
  • Experience in Climate Studio and Ladybug tools strongly desired.
  • Familiarity in data visualization tools such as PowerBI and R strongly desired.
  • One or more credentials such as LEED, CPHC\D, BEMP or similar strongly desired. PE or RA a plus.
  • Proficiency with BIM applications a plus.
  • Perform building performance analysis and produce graphical representations of results for communication with our multi-disciplinary teams across multiple markets and office locations.
  • Develop visually appealing graphical representation of building energy consumption, thermal envelope performance, daylighting, glare, thermal comfort, renewable energy analysis, climate analysis, massing, orientation and other performance metrics for project pursuits and active design work.
  • Develop detailed energy and daylighting analyses to complement early design simulations and feedback.
  • Manage the documentation for LEED energy credits, energy code compliance reports and other performance rating systems.
  • Research performance modeling methodologies, workflows, and software to improve how the firm delivers high-performance design solutions.
  • Develop research, case studies and white papers to present findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in the production of narratives, approaches, and fees for project proposals.
  • May perform related duties as required.