About Jay Hall & Associates

Jay Hall, PhD

Founder & CEO

Established in 2005, Jay Hall & Associates, Inc. is a family-owned and operated green building and energy efficiency consulting firm based in Annapolis, MD. 

Jay is a nationally recognized industry expert offering a unique combination of passion and unmatched experience.

Unparalleled Experience:

  • Led the development of the original LEED for Homes Rating System with USGBC.
  • Led the development of the original ENERGY STAR for Homes system with the EPA.
  • Decades of experience as a LEED Certification Reviewer.
  • Decades of ongoing professional relationships with the leading green building innovators, building science thought leaders, and many regulatory bodies.

Kim Hall

Financial & Administrative Manager

Kim holds a BS in Accounting and has more than 30 years experience in accounting and financial management of small businesses.

As a certified public accountant, she has also worked in the public accounting and tax domain.
Kim manages all financial and administrative matters at Jay Hall and Associates, and serves as Senior Project Assistant.

Chris Hall

Operations Manager, Senior Engineer

Chris holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and has 20 years of experience in HVAC design, thermal systems engineering, data analysis, and project management.  He is also highly proficient in performance testing and building science.  Chris serves as Operations Manager for all production and multifamily projects.

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The JHA Difference

We focus on each project as if it was our only project. Call and we always answer.

With over 100 years of combined engineering experience and 12 highly skilled team members on hand, JHA has the resources. Our staff is highly trained, and each have multiple industry credentials.  Our team actively keeps up with all of the newest and constantly evolving above-code program requirements.

Uniquely focused on building and maintaining personal, long-lasting relationships with all our clients, JHA delivers services that meet our client’s specific needs in an attentive, timely, and cost-conscious manner.  We always aim to exceed your expectations.

JHA is Maryland’s premier energy rating and green rating company specializing in new construction homes and multifamily buildings. Serving the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area since 2005 we provide a wide range of high performance home consulting services including: green rating, energy efficiency consulting, energy modeling, engineering design review, building commissioning, and diagnostic troubleshooting. We also offer a wealth of information to our clients on current building code requirements. JHA creates custom solutions to meet each client’s unique needs in the most cost-effective manner. Our highly trained staff of engineers, green verifiers, and energy raters are always eager to assist you. If you are an architect, builder, building owner, or homeowner interested in pursuing a LEED or NGBS Green certification on your next new construction project we can help you take advantage of all the financial incentives available. Building performance is our passion. Let us show you what we’re made of.