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The Green Building Movement Has Lost One of its Pillars

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 17, 2012 01:01 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Oct 16, 2012

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  BuildingGreen Sounds Off Our friend and mentor, Malcolm Lewis, has passed away Malcolm Lewis will be sorely missed. Photo Credit: Harvey Mudd College Malcolm Lewis, Ph.D., the founder of Constructive Technologies Group, a member of the EBN Advisory Board, and long a quiet leader in the green building movement, died on October 13 th of bladder cancer. I first got to know Malcolm when I served on the U.S. Green Building Council board of directors and observed his ability to craft consensus and find agreement on often-heated issues. He was the soft-spoken trouble-shooter on whom the board came to rely to get us out of trouble. Along with serving on the USGBC’s board, Malcolm chaired the Council’s Technical and Scientific Advisory Committee (TSAC), which was charged with defusing tense issues, such as whether LEED should include a credit for avoiding PVC and how to factor in both ozone-depletion potential and global warming potential of refrigerants. read more






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