2013
Building: Design, Development & Management
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Derek Satnik

Mindscape Innovations Group

Derek is a recognized leader in defining sustainable housing in Canada. He has chaired or otherwise significantly contributed to the creation of all of Canada’s best-in-class housing certification programs, including LEED for homes, mid-rises and neighbourhoods; BUILT GREEN for new, renovated and high density residential; ENERGY STAR for homes; Solar Ready, Net-Zero and Net-Zero Ready; and Ontario’s Green Energy and Green Economy Act. His efforts now affect over 30,000 tonnes of emissions reductions annually. Derek‘s other roles include Chair, Technical & Standards Committee, Built Green Canada; LEED Faculty, Canada Green Building Council; Policy Director, Community Renewable Energy Waterloo; Co-Founder, Local Initiative for Future Energy Co-Operative, Inc.; Managing Director, OntarioGreenSpec.ca; Advisory Board, Ontario Clean Air Alliance; and Vice Chair, Ontario Sustainable Energy Association.