Research and Policy Director, Passivhaus Trust
John Palmer is the Research and Policy Director at the Passivhaus Trust, where he recently authored Passivhaus: the route to Zero Carbon?, exploring how to ensure zero carbon targets result in zero emission buildings. John is a certified Passivhaus consultant, SAP Assessor, systems engineer and experienced project manager. In his previous consultancy role he has applied fabric-first building physics principles to design and build living spaces that are comfortable, healthy, energy efficient and easy to maintain. John has worked with both the UKGBC and LETI to develop Net Zero targets and guidance. Prior to entering the construction sector, John spent 16 years as an engineering officer in the Royal Navy, which included three years at the Ministry of Defence.