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Join us in Seattle on May 16 - 19, 2017 for the 11th annual Living Future unConference! Learn more and register here: http://www.livingfutureunconference.org/.
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Friday, May 19 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Getting to Yes: Winning and Making your Next Project Net-Zero, LBC, Or?
TRACK: Energy

We know how to create Living Buildings that are healthy, responsible, beautiful and long-lasting. We know how to design and construct net zero buildings that are sound investments. So why aren’t clients demanding these? How can we convince clients that net-zero and Living Building Challenge buildings are in their best interest? This interactive dialogue extends beyond technical skills and provides insight into the marketing conversations that can make these projects commonplace. Three building industry leaders will share lessons learned and their experiences developing project goals with clients through the pursuit of these high performing buildings. 

Speakers
avatar for Bill Maclay

Bill Maclay

Principal, Maclay Architects
Bill Maclay is the author of The New Net-Zero, and founding principal of Maclay Architects of Waitsfield (VT). Bill has been recognized as a leader in innovative, ecological planning and architectural design since 1971. Maclay Architects specializes in net-zero energy design and was the recipient of the 2012 NESEA Zero Net Energy Building Award. Among the firm’s net-zero, near-net-zero, and net-zero-ready... Read More →
avatar for Bungane Mehlomakulu

Bungane Mehlomakulu

Principal, Integral Group
Bungane Mehlomakulu is a design principal working at the boundary between architecture, engineering, and sustainability to deliver a balanced, efficient, and meaningful services to customers and clients. Partnering with clients he helps identify high impact strategies that leverage sustainability to unlock value across all aspects of the buildings performance. His work focuses on accelerating the sustainable design business case throughout the... Read More →
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Charley Stevenson

Owner, Integrated Eco Strategy
Charley Stevenson is the founding principal of Integrated Eco Strategy, a consulting firm that focuses on green building certification, building energy efficiency, technical and analytical support and sustainability policy for institutional and not-for-profit clients. He is currently working on five registered LBC projects. Before his work in the sustainability field, he was a math and science educator and administrator. He earned a Master... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Westin: Pine (Westlake Level)