Jared lives in Seattle and works as an associate at The Cadmus Group, an environmental consulting firm. He works with the architectural community to encourage high-performance building designs and also writes about the green building industry. For over 5 years, he has supported EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and currently splits his time between new building design and consumer electronics. He also is a sustainable business MBA candidate at The Bainbridge Graduate Institute.

Jared grew up in rural Western NY, attended Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, lived in Boston for 5 years, and moved to Seattle in October 2005. He is a sports addict, hopeful guitar and piano player, wine and coffee lover, indie music fan, and avid chef.