Jessica Webster, MCIP, RPP

Jessica Webster

Title: Energy Planning Analyst
Group: Buildings and Renewables Group
Education Background: Bachelor of Arts Honours (Geography, Anthropology) and Masters Certificate in Business Analysis (Carleton University), and Masters of Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (Blekinge Institute of Technology)

Jessica supports the Prefabricated Exterior Energy Retrofit (PEER) project, and is involved in conducting a literature review on prefabrication as applied to housing retrofits, housing stock analysis, and occupant characterization towards developing a PEER project communications and engagement plan.

Previously, Jessica managed the development of integrated community energy mapping applications to support municipal energy and emissions planning. Notably, the Spatial Community Energy Carbon and Cost Characterization (SCEC3) model for Prince George, BC and the TANDM project to improve British Columbia’s Community Energy and Emissions Inventories. Jessica was the lead author of “Data Issues and Promising Practices for Integrated Community Energy Mapping.” She was also a key contributor to the guidebook arising from the International Energy Agency’s EBC Annex 51 entitled “Case Studies and Strategic Guidance for Urban Decision Makers: A Guidebook on Successful Urban Energy Planning.”   

Jessica is a registered professional planner and sits on the Canadian Institute of Planners Climate Change Committee. Outside of working hours, she is a director on the board of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative.