Tim Griffin joined RMF in 1998. As project engineer, he was also charged with helping to grow the firm’s office in Durham, North Carolina. Later, Tim was chosen to lead the office and to assist the office with expanding its presence in the state of North Carolina. Today, Tim serves as the firm’s Executive Vice President.
Prior to joining RMF, Tim worked with a few Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) contracting and consulting firms. He is the author of the book Winning With Millennials: How to Attract, Retain & Empower Today’s Generation of Design Professionals.
In addition to managing the Raleigh office, Tim has developed significant expertise in applying district energy to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines. He acts as a liaison between the International District Energy Association (IDEA) and the USGBC, and has served on the USGBC’s Energy & Atmosphere Technical Advisory Committee’s District Energy Workgroup.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Colorado State University. He sits on the Board of Directors of IDEA and writes a monthly column for District Energy magazine. He holds many certifications, including Certified Energy Manager (CEM), LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), and Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP).