Green Festival Speakers
Pamela Lippe is a principal of e4, inc. and an innovative professional with 15 years as a green building consultant and over 35 years in environment and communication. She was the consultant to The Durst Organization on the first “green” skyscraper built in the US and continues to work on most Durst projects including the new 2.2 million sf Bank of America Tower at 1 Bryant Park, which recently achieved LEED Platinum. Her work helps ensure that environmental quality and building performance are achieved in a timely and cost-effective manner and she has extensive experience with large projects ranging from 500,000 sf to over 10 million. Current clients include Simon Property Group, TIAA-CREF and Forest City Ratner for Atlantic Yards. Her practice includes office, residential (multi-unit and single family), retail, sports, arts, university and many other building types. She is currently working with LEED-NC, LEED-CS, LEED-CI, LEED-ND and LEED-EB. She lectures regularly at conferences and seminars both nationally and internationally. For twenty-two years, Ms. Lippe has served as executive director of Earth Day New York (EDNY), a 501(c) 3 non-profit educational organization and currently serves as its President. Earth Day New York annually organizes the largest Earth Day events in the country beginning in 1990 with the 20th anniversary of Earth Day in NYC that engaged about two million people. Since 1996, EDNY has targeted a number of its educational campaigns to the real estate community including seven highly-acclaimed Lessons Learned publications distributed broadly throughout the industry. Ms. Lippe was one of the co-founders of the national and international Earth Day Network and regularly launches Earth Day programs that reach well beyond New York.