February Eastside Leaf
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM (CST)
Join us this month for an informative discussion with Brett Phillips, Board Chairman for Seattle’s 2030 District.
The Seattle 2030 District is a groundbreaking high-performance building district in Downtown Seattle, that aims to dramatically reduce environmental impacts of building construction and operations through education and collaboration across every sector of the built environment.
The Seattle 2030 District is an interdisciplinary public-private collaborative working to create a groundbreaking high-performance building district in downtown Seattle. With the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Planning providing our performance goals, we seek to develop realistic, measurable, and innovative strategies to assist district property owners, managers, and tenants in meeting aggressive goals that reduce environmental impacts of facility construction and operations.
Brett Phillips, Director of Sustainability / Unico Properties
Brett Phillips is the director of sustainability for Unico’s real estate portfolio, managing energy and environmental conservation projects across Unico’s 15 million square foot portfolio of office, retail, and multifamily properties. His responsibilities include reducing company-wide energy consumption, setting high performance maintenance and operations standards, instituting sustainable best practices, and promoting sustainability to industry and government leaders. While with Unico, he’s led property teams to achieve ENERGY STAR® awards at 80 percent of the Class-A office properties in Unico’s portfolio and LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications for over 70 percent.
Brett is board chairman for the 2030 District, a group focused on advancing high performance building opportunities to businesses and government leaders, locally and nationally, and chairs the BOMA-Seattle/King County Sustainability Committee. He is a sought after national speaker, sharing thought leadership on pressing topics and current trends in the green building and sustainability field.
We hope to see you there!