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NUSBO hosts the SBSY (Sustainable Building Systems) Speaker Series, a seminar series where members of the building industry share their experiences with students to connect academia to the ‘real world.’ This provides exposure to the field and helps create relationships between current practitioners and eager students that will be the future of the industry.


January 22

Case Studies in Working Landscapes and Living Infrastructure

Jesse Rosenbluth
Business Development, Green Infrastructure Technical Services

January 29

Energy Consulting and Modeling – One Person’s Perspective

Magda Lelek

February 5

Sustainable Building Systems: An Architect (& Building Scientist)’s Perspective

David Fannon
Assistant Professor

February 12


David Supple
Founder and CEO

February 19

Biophilic Design in Multifamily Housing

Paul Maloney
Project Manager

February 26

Transparency is the New Green In Product Selection and Specification

Terry Swack
Founder and CEO

March 11

Proving Yourself Wrong: Truth Seeking vs Confirmation Seeking, with Regards to Sustainable Building

Conor McGuire
Director of Sustainability

March 18

Embodied Carbon in Buildings: New cutting edge research, tools and policies to quantify and reduce embodied carbon as a piece of solving the climate impacts of the built environment.

Michelle Lambert
Architect, Green Building Consultant, Educator

March 25

Promoting Sustainability in Construction and Design: The Case Against Business as Usual

Michael Orbank
Sustainability Lead

April 1

Linking Building Energy Efficiency Measures to Public Health Benefits

Matthew Eckelman
Associate Professor and Associate Chair For Research

April 8

Speaker TBD – Title/Topic TBD