2012 40 Under 40: Josh R. Greenfield, PE, LEED AP, BEMP, 32
Associate Vice President, Energy Services Manager, Primera, Chicago
Josh R. Greenfield, PE, LEED AP, BEMP, 32
Associate Vice President, Energy Services Manager, Primera Engineers, Chicago
Washington University, St. Louis, BS Mechanical Engineering
Greenfield’s accomplishments in sustainable design and construction have been instrumental to Primera’s success. He is an expert in the U.S. Green Building Council LEED principles and rating system, energy modeling and lifecycle cost analysis for energy-efficiency measures, the development of green construction codes, and developing others through training and collaboration. As a leader at the firm, he has demonstrated his talents by creating a “Green Team.” Greenfield works with both architects and engineers and has been a key player in their professional development as it relates to sustainability. His ability to collaborate successfully and seamlessly while working with in-house staff, outside consultants, architects, engineers, and owners has made him a trusted leader at Primera. His challenging and forward-thinking projects include LEED Gold renovations of the City of Chicago’s Household Materials Collection Center and skyscrapers seeking LEED certification in Mexico City. Also, Greenfield recently served on the code drafting committee for the International Green Construction Code, which was released in March. Even with his busy schedule, he finds time to travel. During the summer months, you can catch Greenfield in the bleachers at the Chicago Cubs’ Wrigley Field or in the grassy lawn at outdoor concert venue Ravinia. He is always trying out the best restaurants and beers Chicago has to offer. He attends many independent movie screenings, and is an avid photographer.
Return to the complete list of 2012 40 Under 40 Winners
Case Study Database
Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Plant Engineering case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.
These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.
Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.
Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.