Devon Hartman has 35 years of experience in architecture, construction, and business organization and is now focusing on business consulting, community organizing, and energy efficiency education. Recently retired from his decades-long role as Founder and CEO of HartmanBaldwin Design/Build, Inc., he has created Hartman Energy Strategies to assist cities, organizations, contractors, and realtors in developing sustainable building practices that result in increased profitability, job growth and the reduction of fossil fuel use in buildings throughout California and beyond. The Community Home Energy Retrofit Program (CHERP), which he leads, has successfully retrofit over 250 homes, with a new goal of 1,300 and is looking at large-scale replication!
His award-winning architecture and construction work has garnered over 50 national awards, including the Gold Nugget Grand Prize from the Pacific Coast Builder’s Association and the Grand Prize Design Award from Remodeling Magazine. His work has been featured in numerous articles and interviews including Preservation, Wall Street Journal, Remodeling Magazine, LA Times, and HGTV and he has worked on projects in France, Peru, Brazil, and Egypt.