COO, Director of Passive House Design
When Deborah Byrne joined Kearns Mancini Architects Inc. (KMAI), she brought with her 15 years of experience in structural engineering, project and construction management, Passive House design and construction, and energy efficient design. She is a resolute problem solver with a broad range of experience and her understanding of building physics makes it possible for her to align the design with the core values of sustainability, comfort and affordability. She maintains true to her belief “that we can always do better.”
Deborah earned her Honours Degree in Structural Engineering from Cork Institute of Technology and the title of Certified Passive House Designer and Trainer prior to moving to Toronto in 2012. Her understanding of building physics makes it possible for her to increase building comfort and reduce building maintenance, aligning with core values of sustainability, comfort and affordability.