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Betsy Pettit, FAIA, is the president of
Building Science Corporation and is a registered
architect with over 30 years of professional experience.
She is currently the project manager for Building
Science Corporation's Building America project that
has provided whole system designs for over 3,000
high performance houses nationwide.
Ms. Pettit was responsible for the design of
numerous developments and houses that have set standards
for resource efficient housing around the country.
She is the former Director of Modernization and
Redevelopment in the public housing division of
Massachusetts' Executive Offices of Communities
and Development. There she oversaw over $120M of
building improvements to the Commonwealth's 40,000
units of public housing.
Ms. Pettit regularly gives seminars on the subjects
of affordable, healthy and environmentally responsible
housing to builders and architects around the country.
Conferences include the Energy Efficient Building
Association, Build Boston, Affordable Comfort, NAHB,
and various utility companies around the country.
She has contributed to many procedural and technical
manuals and has written articles on energy efficiency
housing for building journals and elsewhere. These
documents serve as guidelines to designers and contractors
around the country.
Prior to joining Building Science Corporation,
she was a project architect/ project manager for
several Boston architectural firms where she was
responsible for the design and production and/or
renovation of over 2,000 units of housing, and several
area office and commercial buildings.
Based on Ms. Pettit's "notable contributions
to the advancement of the profession of architecture,"
she was elected to The College of Fellows of The
American Institute of Architects in February 2008.