An expert in building enclosure technology, Keith Simon addresses the critical and often unmet need for ensuring and improving building performance, resilience, and durability by guiding design teams, educating future architects, and facilitating interdisciplinary exchange. Keith joined Building Exterior Solutions, Inc. (a division of Terracon) in 2014.
He is a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC®), Legacy LEED AP, and Building Enclosure Commissioning Provider (BECxP) with more than 20 years experience in architectural design and building enclosure consultation. His experience includes peer review, design assistance, durability analysis, construction administration, testing, and forensics of building envelope issues and he is the Building Enclosures Practice Lead for Terracon. Keith was the founder of the AIA Austin Building Enclosure Council (BEC: Austin) and currently serves as a board member for BEC: Austin and the Phius Alliance Austin Chapter. He also serves as the Secretary for the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) executive committee.
Keith is a Terracon Subject Matter Expert for Hygrothermal Modeling and Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) and has been adjunct faculty at UTSOA since 2011 teaching Environmental Controls, Building Science, Construction Detailing, and Design Studio. Keith received his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and his M.Arch from the University of Oregon.