About John LIvermore Bio

John Livermore Bio

John Livermore is the head of Livermore Energy Associates, an energy consulting firm specializing in residential energy efficiency program design and energy performance. He has over 25 years of experience in energy efficiency and architecture. He served as lead residential consultant to the MA Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) from 2007 to 2013. At Conservation Services Group (CSG) from 1998 to 2006, Livermore led regional operations of the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Homes Program in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, supervising a staff of 20. Another of Livermore's key roles at CSG was coordination of the Joint Management Committee, a consortium of New England electric and gas utility companies that sponsor the ENERGY STAR Homes program regionally. He has published numerous papers and articles on ENERGY STAR Homes and building performance, and has given many presentations at industry conferences, as well as on radio and television.

Previously, Livermore served as Energy Officer for the City of Northampton, Massachusetts, where he was responsible for developing and monitoring a comprehensive energy procurement and conservation program, advising architects, engineers, building committees, and City personnel on all issues pertaining to energy utilization. He also worked at Western Massachusetts Electric Company, heading up operations of the Energy Crafted Home Program (an energy efficient residential new construction program), and at the Center for Ecological Technology, where he coordinated the Massachusetts Electric Company Multifamily Energy Conservation Program for large residential facilities in Western Massachusetts.


Livermore received his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Hampshire College (1986) and completed coursework toward a Master's degree in Environmental Management with the University of London (2000-2002). Livermore is a certified HERS Supervisor (2001) and Certified Energy Auditor (1992), completed asbestos management training (1988), and earned a Massachusetts Real Estate Sales license (1989).

Livermore is currently producing a short film about reducing his family’s carbon footprint by renovating his house to be a zero net energy home.