David Hawkins is the lead Building Scientist at Prairie Design Build and specializes in exterior envelope design, construction detailing, and energy performance modelling. As a Certified Passive House Consultant, he is experienced with high performance design and construction methods. David graduated with an undergraduate degree in International Business and a minor in Spanish Language studies from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Moving forward, he received his Masters of Applied Sciences in Building Science from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. His thesis research focused on the design and analyzation of high performance building envelopes for a modular building system.