James has been in the HVAC industry for 13 years, starting as an Engineering intern at Mckinstry while attending the University of Washington where he received BS in Mechanical Engineering. James worked for Mckinstry as both a design and energy engineer, before moving to Portland to work as a consulting engineer at Glumac International. At Glumac James specialized in LEED certified residential high-rise design which utilized ground loops, green roof, radiant heating/cooling and other cutting edge technology. In search of a new challenge, James left the design community for a sales Job as a Carrier commercial sales engineer before coming back to Seattle to work with Air Reps.
James lives on Tiger Mountain with his wife Brianna, sons Aidan and Lochlan, daughter Genevieve and their St Bernards Seamus and Rhona.