During the preparations for our panel discussion, David, who is the co-founder and President of Pulse Energy, mentioned that he has been nominated as a candidate for the Board of Directors of the Canada Green Building Council. Given his extensive background in the environmental and energy fields, I thought he would be a very good choice for the Board. I am therefore sharing some information that he provided to me, in the hope that those of you who can vote, will cast a vote for him.
I'm writing to share the news that I've been nominated for the board of the Canada Green Building Council, first, to ask you what you think are the most important things that the CaGBC must accomplish in the next few years; and second, to ask you to support my efforts to bring the CaGBC to new levels of effectiveness and productivity.
A few years ago I worked with a number of the CaGBC’s founding board members to get LEED Canada off the ground. Now two of them (Vivian Manasc and Peter Busby) are stepping down after two terms, and encouraging me to get engaged on the board.
At the beginning, LEED was all about new buildings. Over time, it has become clear that green buildings may actually use more natural resources than traditional buildings if they are not operated properly. As such, in 2006 I dedicated myself to building a company focused on making the world’s buildings perform more efficiently thanks to energy management software.
Today, I would like to be a CaGBC board member to be a part of the transition to a world where building performance is the ultimate objective. This will be an important time for the industry, involving far more than just energy management software. I am ready to work hard to make the CaGBC into a world leader in green building design, construction, and operation.
To learn more about my background (from poorly-paid pro sports to energy management for 700 million square feet of real estate) and my vision for the CaGBC, feel free to contact me at at 604.761.3434 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can visit the Pulse Energy website at www.PulseEnergy.com.Here's the link with voting instructions: http://www.cagbc.org/cagbc/