Michael Miranda is the Outreach Manager for Building Clean (www.BuildingClean.org). Most recently, he was a Sustainability Consultant at Steven Winter Associates, providing green building consulting, from the building design-phase through on-site construction inspections. Michael worked on new and existing (affordable, market-rate and high-end) multi-family buildings pursuing LEED for Homes, ENERGY STAR Homes or Enterprise Green Communities certification.
After receiving a Masters of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Michael joined the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, where he worked on the Green Affordable Housing, Green Schools and Commonwealth Solar initiatives. While at Second Nature, he provided technical assistance and training on greenhouse gas inventories, climate action planning, conservation, green building and renewable energy to a network of 680 universities, which have pledged to become climate neutral. Then at Next Step Living, Michael performed home energy assessments for Mayor Menino of Boston, Governor Patrick of Massachusetts and 300 other home-owners and tenants. While at NSL, he also managed energy efficiency and renewable energy outreach programs for various Boston-area cities. Michael also led industry relations at boostHEAT, a French start-up that has developed an air-water natural refrigerant heat pump for heating and hot water.