Solaria Corp., global provider of solar photovoltaic module technologies, announced it has established an advisory council for its building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) division. The council “will share best practices to accelerate the commercialization and proliferation of green buildings and BIPV,” according to a company release.” It includes a team of net zero energy visionaries, leaders in sustainable design and high performance buildings, award winning architects, commercial and residential developers and the “founding father” of LEED.
“For the last 30 years, I have been committed to making the building industry more sustainable. The building envelope is one of the last frontiers of opportunity to dramatically improve the energy efficiency of the built environment,” says Rob Watson, “founding father” of LEED and former director and vice chairman, USGBC.
Solaria’s advisory council is comprised of:
- Nick Bagatelos, founder and president, BISEM-USA Sustainable Facades & NZB;
- David Bassan, architect, former technical director, SCB;
- Kerry Hegadus, NBBJ, LEED AP senior associate / architect and AIA, senior associate, LEED AP;
- George Loisos, principal and founding partner, LOISOS+UBBELOHDE Architecture & Energy;
- Richard Voreis, founder and CEO, Consulting Collaborative; and
- Rob Watson, “founding father” of LEED and former director and vice chairman, USGBC.