Adjunct Faculty, Architecture Programs

Mitchell Dec

mitch.dec@brightworks.net | (971) 400-0309 | LinkedIn Profile

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Portland

About Mitch

Mitch works for Brightworks Sustainability leading their building energy services practice. The energy services team focuses on holistic energy engineering solutions working with architects and the other engineering disciplines to develop strategies & solutions for real-world performance improvements. Prior to joining Brightworks, Mitch spent 13 years working for Glumac where he was an Associate Principal. Mitch has been highly active on projects across the west coast from Seattle to San Diego, with highlights including multiple net-zero energy projects, and more than 15 LEED Platinum certified projects. This includes multiple projects earning the National AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Projects of the year, including Edith Green Wendell Wyatt earning the 2016 Top Ten Plus designation.

Awards

  • 2011 Building Design + Construction Magazine “40 Under 40”
  • 2012 Portland Business Journal “40 Under 40”
  • 2012 Oregon / SW Washington BetterBricks Special Judge’s Award

Additional Information

Representative project experience includes:

  • Wilshire Grand Tower, Tallest US Building West of Chicago
  • Indigo Twelve West, LEED Platinum Certified and first US urban high-rise to integrate wind turbines
  • Vestas North American Headquarters, LEED Platinum Certified
  • Daimler Trucks North American Headquarters, LEED Platinum Certified
  • Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Renovation, LEED Platinum Certified
  • Hassalo on 8th Mixed Use Development in Portland, LEED Platinum Certified featuring a manmade constructed wetland for 100% of water treatment onsite
  • University of Oregon Lewis Integrated Science Building, LEED Platinum Certified
  • University of Oregon Student Recreation Center, LEED Platinum Certified
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