Paul is a creative thought leader in the field of sustainability. His ability to simplify complex issues for manufactures into actionable strategies helps the sustainability movement move forward. ecoScorecard has been a wonderful tool for Herman Miller over the years to help make green building easier for our teams and our clients looking to quickly and efficiently evaluate our products within the LEED rating System.
Paul Shahriari has been one of the thought leaders in the green building movement for the past decade. Through his work in developing the USGBC’s annual Greenbuild conference and through his many presentations, trainings and consulting assignments, he has become one of the leading experts in how to incorporate new technology and new ideas to promote green building among many diverse audiences.
Paul is a force of nature! He is extremely knowledgeable, creative and engaged on so many levels. Sustainability isn’t just a job for Paul and his ideas, it’s a way of living. His enthusiasm is contagious. His ideas are powerful. He is always thinking well beyond where the market is today. Paul has provided invaluable support to me over the last 12 years from being part of the team who brought to life the USGBC GA Chapter to training and educating my teams of general contractors to simplifying my work processes as a consultant in the LEED realm.
Paul was the first person to introduce me to Seth Goodin’s book, The Purple Cow, about how businesses were either remarkable or invisible, then proceeded to generate an idea a minute for two hours, about what we could all do to make the green building movement more remarkable. He comes at problems with a bagful of solutions, and can explain complex concepts so that all of us can get our arms around them. That’s a gift
Paul Shahriari has been part of USGBC since the early days, lending his huge brain to the evolution of LEED across multiple dimensions. He’s been a pioneer in materials transparency, an advocate for more training for more people, and has lent his significant perspective to Greenbuild, our annual conference. The green building movement continues to thrive in no small part because he’s so generous with his insight and expertise.
Paul is a knowledgeable resource on the topic of sustainability and how it is shaping the built environment. He helped BIFMA create and deliver our first series of level® sustainability training programs and outreach to our members and the A&D community. His comfortable and engaging presentation style often includes interesting stories and experiences that help audiences better comprehend what can be a confusing and complex subject.
Paul Shahriari is a creative leader, dynamic trainer and experienced consultant in the green building industry. He was instrumental in shaping the success of the high-performance building program here at Duke University. Paul will be a valuable addition to any project team looking to implement triple bottom line thinking to the design and construction process.
It has been my pleasure to know Paul Shahriari. Paul’s passion for sustainability of the built environment is leveraged by his innovative technological know-how. He is a great speaker with the ability to make complex ideas understandable by laypeople. Paul’s network of connections in the technical and AEC communities are an asset when devising creative solution that are practical and impactful.
Paul Shahriari is one of this industries thought leaders on cost/benefit analysis tied to sustainability. I have enjoyed working with Paul for over 10 years through his work with DPR Construction as a consultant, speaker, trainer and technologist. His deep understanding of sustainability and the built environment allow him to simplify complex issues into tangible strategies that can be implemented by our teams and the projects we work on.
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