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Phil Keuhn

  • Carbon-Free Buildings

Phil Keuhn is a Principal at RMI, working in the buildings practice. Phil joined RMI in August 2013.


Phil brings more than a decade of industry experience including energy auditing, retro-commissioning, energy modeling, and HVAC design to the buildings practice. Previous to RMI, Phil worked at Sieben Energy Associates in Chicago as a senior engineer and Director of Energy Efficiency. During this time, Phil had the privilege of working on many of Chicago’s high-rise buildings and large commercial facilities including the 4.2 million square foot Merchandise Mart and O’Hare International Airport.

Prior to moving into the building industry, Phil’s career experiences included precision machining and micro-machining, project management, trade show exhibit sustainability, auto collision repair, classes in TIG welding, and becoming a licensed EMT.


Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri ‐ Columbia, 2001


Boulder, CO

Authored Works

Portfolio-Wide Energy Optimization Can Deliver Outsized Returns

Download RMI’s new report, Capturing Value Through Portfolio Energy Optimization: Best Practices for Real Estate Owners and Investors. For owners of building portfolios, improving the bottom line through energy projects continues to be an undeniable opportunity. The financial benefit directly associated with implementing energy projects was projected to be a…


Energy Savings from Window Shades

Windows are a primary contributor to heating and cooling loads in U.S. residences, due to conductive heat loss in the heating season and unwanted conductive and solar heat gain in the cooling season. Insulating window shades, can reduce window heat transfer, and if used effectively, reduce unwanted solar heat gain…