Jamie Lyons More about Jamie Lyons Jamie Lyons of Newport Partners consults on building performance and energy efficient design. Over 20+ years in the building industry he’s been involved with new and existing construction, field-tested hundreds of buildings, and trained building industry groups throughout the country. Jamie is the Technical Director for the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program. In this role Jamie works with builders, raters, architects, and utilities to help them achieve solutions for designing, building, and selling high performance Zero Energy Ready homes. He holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Environmental Engineering, is a registered Professional Engineer in Maryland and a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).