You are invited to join the Manitoba CaGBC Chapter in welcoming Thomas Mueller, President and CEO of the Canada Green Building Council to Winnipeg! Join us for an evening of discussion and networking on the role that Manitoba can play in the green building revolution.
• The latest research on what needs to be done to reduce emissions from the built environment;
• How the green building industry contributes to GDP, drives innovation and brings new jobs;
• The vision for existing buildings and the retrofit economy; and
• The future of new construction and zero carbon buildings.
There will be a cash bar available and appetizers will be provided.
Thomas Mueller is a Founding Director of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and became President & CEO of the Council in 2005. As Chief Executive, he leads the Council’s national green building strategy, programs and standards along with advocacy and policy initiatives. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and the Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC), and as a past Board member of the World Green Building Council (WGBC), he supports the transition toward green building, neighbourhoods and cities at home and globally. Thomas is a well-known advocate for green buildings and sustainable community development. He participates frequently in government and industry consultations on green development and is a nationally and internationally recognized authority and speaker on green buildings. He is currently participating in a number of initiatives and groups including the WorldGBC Global CEO Network, the Advisory Board of CIRS (Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability), and the Advisory Committee of Energy Efficiency in BC’s Built Environment Research Project at UBC.
Thomas has an Undergraduate Degree in Geography, Planning and Applied Ecology from the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany; and holds a Master’s Degree in Regional Planning & Resource Development from the University of Waterloo, Ontario. For his green building work, Thomas has received numerous awards. Most recently, he became a recipient of Canada’s 2015 Clean50 Award and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) in 2016.
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