Jonny Kocher

Jonny Kocher

Senior Associate
  • Carbon-Free Buildings

Jonny Kocher is a senior associate with RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings Program, where he supports city and state efforts to promote building electrification in the Western United States.


Jonny began his career as an environmental engineer for the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) working to test wastewater effluent to ensure NPDES permit compliance at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). While working at SFO, he helped launch its energy efficiency program with a focus on net-zero energy buildings. He also co-chaired the Zero Energy and Resilient Outcomes committee, which reviewed and selected $100 million worth of energy efficiency measures for SFO’s $7.3 billion dollar Ascent Program. He also helped lead in the certification of the CCSF’s first net-zero energy building.


MS, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Systems, San Francisco State University
MS, Environmental Engineering, San Diego State University
BS, Civil Engineering, San Diego State University

PE, Civil and Mechanical Engineering in the State of California


Oakland, California