The presentation will explore technologies like solar panels that produce both heat and electricity at the same time (PV-T), screw pile foundation systems with integrated geo-exchange, inter-seasonal thermal storage systems for buildings (EEB) and other technologies that enable the delivery of carbon positive, self-sufficient buildings, cost effectively today.
Jae Mather is currently wearing multiple hats as the North American Ambassador of the world's largest environmental professional membership organization, the IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment) and as the Director of Sustainability at the Carbon Free Group.
For more than 15 years he has been instrumental in shaping the sustainability agenda across Europe including running the Eco-Enterprise, the first EU-funded environmental technology support program in the UK and shaping policy at local government and for companies such as Finger Food Studios, Heitman, ARM, and Footlocker. He was instrumental in the construction of the UK's first zero carbon conference center (the Pines Calyx) and the UK's first Passive House. Currently, he is working on the delivery of 47 carbon positive houses in Corby, UK, and a 60 affordable housing project in British Columbia.
Jae speaks as keynote at more than 20 events a year and runs his own Sustainability Explored event series that has delivered over 100 events reaching five thousand plus attendees. He is a guest lecturer at UBC, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership program, and on the University of Birmingham MBA and EMBA programs. Jae has published articles on energy efficiency, the business case for sustainability, and macro trends in the Guardian and edie.
He is a Board member of the Board of Change and he sits on the steering group of the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO) and is a member of the strategic advisory council (SAC) and the climate change and energy working group at the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA). Where he advises on the development and implementation of strategy and policy for the world’s largest environmental professional membership organization.
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