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John Rice

President & Principal of Legacy Engineers

John Rice is a Professional Mechanical Engineer with over 35-years’ experience in the consulting engineering field. He is President & Principal of Legacy Engineers, a mechanical & electrical consulting engineering firm, specializing in innovation, sustainability and high performance buildings and with a mission to champion more Blacks and other under-represented minorities in the Engineering field.

John is a sustainable design expert and is recognized for his leadership skills and his passion for engineering. He applies out-of-the-box thinking and cutting-edge technologies to integrate modern engineering systems within traditional building architecture. He has vast experience in designing high performance HVAC systems for both new construction and renovations and across all building market sectors.

He has been a longtime board member of the Urban Green Council; and is a Past-President of the NY Chapter of ASHRAE.