Oliver Baumann

Chicago Chapter Member

Baumann Consulting, President | Chicago, United States


In 2006, German-native Oliver Baumann relocated to the United States to establish Baumann Consulting, a specialty consulting firm for energy efficiency and sustainability. As the President and CEO, he successfully developed the business from a one-man operation to an international firm with a staff of 25 located in three offices across two continents.

Oliver has over two decades of experience in design, commissioning, and measurement & verification for high-performance buildings. After joining the EB-Group in Munich in 1996, he went on to establish the Building Simulation Group and later served as Project Manager for integrated building design and low-energy projects and Head of the International Projects Group. Oliver earned his Diploma (M.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich in 1997.

Building on his experiences in Germany, Oliver’s expertise covers the entire…

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Chicago Chapter, Technical Engagement Chair (2021 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Chicago 2019)


09 April 2020

Chicago Building Code Modernization: Energy Performance and Sustainability Implications

Oliver Baumann & Ajit V. Naik, Baumann Consulting

This paper reviews the changes between the Chicago Building Code (CBC) and International Building Code (IBC)'s updated and previous versions to assist project teams in...


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