Graham Wright earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois in 1993. After a 10-year career in the printing industry, he refocused his work on energy efficiency and renewable energy in 2007. He first volunteered with Americorps VISTA and then trained as a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC®) in 2008. He worked as an independent consultant, qualified as an instructor for the CPHC Training in 2011, and began working for Phius in 2012 as a building scientist.
He leads the development of standards, certification and energy modeling protocol, sets the research agenda for the Technical Committee, and chairs a working group of the ASHRAE 227P committee writing a consensus standard for passive building design. Graham also develops and manages Phius' product certification programs.