Leading Industry Thinkers to Advocate for Deepening the Industry Commitment to Sustainable Building
February 4, 2014 (Washington, DC) – Hanley Wood announces the selection of ten remarkable individuals as members of the 2014 Hanley Wood Sustainability Council. The Council, which includes practicing architects, researchers, educators, and building scientists, will explore sustainability metrics, milestones, and opportunities for the residential and commercial construction and design industry as part of Hanley Wood’s Vision 2020 Initiative.
“The members of the 2014 Hanley Wood Sustainability Council extend our tradition of bringing together innovative thought leaders who are passionate about sustainability,” noted Katie Weeks, Chief Editor for Sustainability with Hanley Wood Media. “They also bring a pragmatic view of the industry and the requirements, challenges and opportunities for advancing sustainability for long-term benefit to the public. We are thankful for their participation and proud to have them serve in this way.”
The 2014 Council is organized by focus areas, and includes:
Building Design and Performance
- Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, Founder of thesustainable design initiative at HOK; Resident Fellow, Sustainability And Design For Health, AIA
- Dennis Wedlick, AIA, Founder, Co-Owner, BarlisWedlick Architects
Economics and Financing
- Philip Henderson, Senior Financial Policy Specialist, Natural Resources Defense Council
Energy Efficiency and Building Science
- Steven Winter, FAIA, Founder And President, Steven Winter Associates
- Paul Torcellini, Principal Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Green Building Codes, Standards, and Rating Systems
- Maureen Guttman, AIA, Vice President For Buildings And Utilities, Alliance To Save Energy
Indoor Environmental Quality
- Vivian Loftness, FAIA, Professor Of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University
Materials and Products
- Blaine Brownell, AIA, Associate Professor, University Of Minnesota School Of Architecture
- Ellen Dunham-Jones, AIA, Professor Of Architecture And Urban Design, Georgia Tech School Of Architecture
- Doug Bennett, Conservation Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority
Hanley Wood’s Vision 2020 Initiative focuses on the path towards deep-seeded sustainability, and guides the construction and design industry toward a common mission: to significantly reduce the environmental impact of the built environment between now and 2020. Leveraging its powerful media and event reach into the industry, Hanley Wood provides opportunities for informing and educating the market about sustainable design and construction in order to improve the quality of life for all people. The Vision 2020 Initiative was organized in 2012. Learn more about the initiative and track on-going progress at www.ecobuildingpulse.com/vision-2020.
“The Vision 2020 Initiative is a strategically important component of Hanley Wood’s service to our audiences,” said Peter Goldstone, CEO of Hanley Wood. “They trust Hanley Wood as an authority, and a shaper of industry best practices. That permission gives us an awesome responsibility, and we are proud to make sustainable building and design a top priority.”
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