Dallas 2030 Lunch & Learn Professional Series: Hidden Value in Healthier Buildings:
During this session, attendees will gain an understanding on integrating the big picture of recent, game-changing studies that are revealing the power of indoor environmental quality and the impact on human performance. IAQ has massive potential to improve corporate productivity. Mr. Steiner will share results of the most recent study (published by the Harvard School of Public Health), as well as anecdotes from his companies 35+ years of indoor environmental experience.
Speaker 1: Jake Steiner-
Speaker 2: Susan Rainey-
Healthy Buildings: We make buildings more valuable.
Healthy Buildings’ core purpose is to make buildings and the organizations that operate them more valuable. We do this by: lowering operating costs, increasing NOI, lowering risks, and by making buildings more marketable.
Healthy Buildings indoor air quality programs build value into our clients’ assets, retaining and attracting tenants and employees, improving productivity, reducing liability, and branding them in the marketplace as sustainability leaders. Energy benchmarking, audits and commissioning services ensure our clients’ buildings are running with minimum operating costs and maximum NOI. Healthy Buildings has built a formidable reputation as the go-to specialists for technical services, helping building owners and sustainability consultants alike ensure a smooth pathway to building certification and our water savings programs are revolutionizing water use in buildings, often without expensive china replacements.
For more information about Healthy Buildings visit their website Link: http://healthybuildings.com/
Jake Steiner is the Regional Leader for Healthy Buildings Central Region. His company is devoted to consulting with commercial developers, owners and managers in the fields of energy sustainability, indoor air quality, and water conservation. Prior to joining Healthy Buildings, Jake was at the forefront of the deregulation of the electric utility industry in Texas, Illinois, and New York. Having spent the majority of his professional career consulting with developers, owners, managers, and operators of real estate assets. Jake attended Oklahoma State University for his undergraduate degree in business, earned his MBA from University of Tulsa, and Master of Science in Entrepreneurship from Southern Methodist University. While Jake was at SMU, he was awarded membership to the Dean’s Circle of the SMU COX Business Leadership Center. He has been recognized by the SMU COX Business Leadership Center for excellence in Merger & Acquisition Structuring and Power Negotiating. He is a Certified Energy Procurement Professional through the Association of Energy Engineers. Recently, he received designations as a LEED Green Associate, LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction, LEED Accredited Professional in Operations & Maintenance, and WELL Accredited Professional.Jake is a member of the Dallas 2030 District, US Green Building Council of North Texas, Corenet, Association of Energy Engineers, International Facility Management Association, SMU Maguire Energy Institute, and Urban Land Institute.
Susan Rainey is a partner in the Dallas office of Locke Lord. Susan represents Property owners, managers and developers in analyzing and managing environmental risks and liabilities in real estate, lending, and corporate transactions in Texas and more than twenty other states. Susan’s experience includes assisting clients with indoor air quality issues, asbestos surveys and abatement, lead based paint management and abatement, water intrusion issues, and remediation of subsurface contamination. Previously, Susan was a project manager in the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP).