Jim Rice is a LEED Accredited Professional, a CxA-Certified Commissioning Authority with the Associated Commissioning Group (ACG), and a Certified Building Commissioning Professional with the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). As President of Rice & Gardner Consultants, Jim has extensive experience in managing a wide array of projects for a variety of clients.

Jim Rice, LEED AP BD+C, CxA


Main: (713) 482-2300
Direct: (713) 482-2305
Email: Jim.Rice@ricegardner.com

Professional and Community Outreach Experience

  • IES – Vice President of Membership Activities, 1990-1992
  • Boy Scout Troop 441 – Troop Committee Chairman, 1999-2006
  • BSA Tomahawk District – District Chairman, 2002-2005
  • Fort Bend Cares – Co-Founder, 2005-Present – Chair, 2010-2012
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Forum Class, 2004-2005 – Board Member, 2005-2008 – Education Division Vice Chair, 2009-Present – Vickie Hamilton Award, 2008
  • Fort Bend Literacy Council – Board Member, 2005-2012
  • Fort Bend Regional P16 Council – Board Member, 2008-2009


Rice University –┬áJones Graduate School of Administration – “The Management Program”

Professional Affiliation and Registrations

  • LEED AP – LEED Accredited Professional (USGBC)
  • CxA – Commissioning Authority (ACG)
  • CBCP – Certified BUilding Commissioning Professional (AEE)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Council of Education Facility Planners International (CEFPI)
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)