Robert de Grasse

Experience and Background:

Mr. Rob de Grasse is the President and founder of RD3, Inc. (dba RD3 Sustainable Solutions). RD3 is an integrated facilities management consulting company that focuses on commissioning, energy, sustainable development. Mr. de Grasse has a keen passion for sustainable & energy business operational and design practices that has been self-directed through his career.

Mr. de Grasse established and positioned large blue chip / Fortune 1000 companies as leaders in their industries in the institution of sustainable development, energy, development standards, commissioning guidelines, sustainable design and energy conservation business practices for companies such as Microsoft, CBRE, AIMCO, Washington Mutual, Grubb & Ellis Management Services, and others.

Mr. de Grasse has developed and managed integrated teams which included development, commissioning, quality assurance / control, and operations for a wide range of industry types with RE portfolios in excess of 20,000 buildings, totaling about 250,000,000 gross square feet with more than 1,000,000 residential occupants across the USA, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Mr. de Grasse has been responsible for the successful development and deployment of SD, energy and commissioning standards and guidelines as an owner that were fully integrated with overall corporation Design Standards & Guidelines, construction & operational practices, and occupant training & awareness programs. In the last 3 years Mr. de Grasse has converted this knowledge into RD3 Sustainable Solutions to deliver solutions that exceed client needs and expectations.


Rob has had numerous national articles written about his accomplishments and has spoken at many national conferences. A number of the projects Mr. de Grasse has led have received sustainable nominations and awards from such organizations as AIA.


Bachelor of Science Engineering
Engineering & Management
Royal Military College of Canada

Programme for Sustainability Leadership
University of Cambridge

Professional Societies & Activities

Registered Professional Industrial Engineer
Project Management Professional
LEED® Accredited Professional
Certified Demand-side Management Professional
Certified Energy Manager
Certified Commissioning Authority
Six Sigma Specialist & Greenbelt Certified
Building Operators Certificate, NEEA
Building Inspector Certificate, BCIT
Professional Facilities Manager (ProFM) – (pre-exam)
US Green Building Council Member
Building Commissioning Association Member
AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Project Management Institute Member