Get to know our expert staff

D. Ryan Miller – Founder & Executive Director

Ryan is the Founder and Executive Director of North Carolina Building Performance Association, the state’s not-for-profit trade association representing building performance companies and professionals.  Ryan leads the association’s work with member builders, developers, contractors, product suppliers and many others to grow the industry and member businesses.  Since founding NCBPA in 2014, Ryan has led the startup of three other building performance associations in Georgia, South Carolina and Maryland.  In January of 2018, Ryan was awarded the 2017 Young Green Professional of the Year award by the National Association of Home Builders and currently serves on the association’s Sustainability & Green Building Subcommittee.

Ryan’s work at NCBPA includes:

  • Developing member services, events and programs that improve member company profitability and professional education.
  • Advocating and lobbying for improved business, regulatory and policy climates for industry companies and consumers.
  • Improving the market value of high performance homes and buildings.
  • Creating workforce development resources and campaigns.
  • Educating building owners and operators on the benefits of high performance buildings.

Ryan speaks regularly to students about industry career opportunities and frequently connects students and professionals to job opportunities with industry companies.  As NCBPA’s principal lobbyist, Ryan leads advocacy and lobbying efforts to implement an #EnergyEfficiencyFirst policy strategy for the state.

Scott Hoover – Field Instructor

Scott has worked part-time for NCBPA since 2015 in support of the association’s Providership and training programs.  He teaches RESNET Rater, BPI Analyst, BPI Envelope, Building and Energy Code, and LEED Green Associate courses as well as proctoring BPI field exams. Scott is a RESNET-certified Quality Assurance Designee, allowing him to perform remote and field quality assurance audits of Home Energy Raters working in new construction homes.  His teaching skills were honed teaching English in Thailand while traveling around SE Asia. Scott earned a BA in Biology from Arkansas Tech University, and a MS in Renewable Energy from Murdoch University, in Perth Western Australia.  After realizing the opportunities and impact that conservation has on reducing energy use and changing lives, Scott turned his focus to energy efficiency.

Phone: 919-619-7100

Connect with Scott on LinkedIn here.