James Petersen

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Mechanical Engineering, Sustainability Consulting


Petersen Engineering

Boston, MA - Portsmouth, NH

  • 28K GSF
  • 1 Project
  • 37 Year Career


We work hard and smart for our clients to serve each project’s goals and achieve superior outcomes.

James is a licensed Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maine, Vermont, and the District of Columbia. He received a BS in mechanical engineering and a BA in philosophy from the University of New Hampshire. He is also a lifetime member and leader in Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) having served as chair of the board of directors, and co-chair of the Boston Building Energy Conference. From 2020 through 2021, James served as co-chair of the Citizen Response Task Force, a 21-person committee charged with making recommendations to Portsmouth city officials related to COVID-19.


Building Types

  • Education: Higher Ed
  • Mixed Use
  • Residential: Affordable Multi Family
  • Residential: Multi-family
  • Senior Living


  • 34 Peabody Street

    MP/FP Engineer

    Residential: Affordable Multi Family

    Salem, MA | 2022

    28K GSF

    Net Zero Ready