I love solving problems, seeing the client happy, and seeing the designs come to life.

Elise is a senior advisor, architect, and building scientist with 12 years of experience, specializing in low energy and low carbon, sustainable design. Her creative vision and rigorous approach guides design decision-making to establish healthy, comfortable, and climate-resilient outcomes.

As Director, Building Performance, Elise is responsible for overseeing building performance across the firm's portfolio. She helps establish early-stage goals and targets, sets building and project performance strategies, and analyzes the impact of design decisions on these outcomes. She works to effectively navigate the complex landscape of energy codes, regulations, policy, and funding opportunities on behalf of clients for exceptional project outcomes. Elise also leads the firm's in-house Passive House consulting services, utilizing her hands-on experience with multiple Passive House certified projects.