Columnists: John Mandyck

John Mandyck serves as Chief Sustainability Officer for United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security. He assesses global environmental trends to guide product development and market opportunities with leading brands such as Carrier heating, air conditioning & refrigeration. He regularly interfaces with global environmental stakeholders and leading organizations such as the U.S. Green Building Council, which Carrier helped found in 1993.John serves as co-chairman of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee. He is the co-vice chairman of the Board of Directors for Urban Green Council, the U.S. Green Building Council’s New York City Chapter, and serves as an official adviser to China’s Green Building Council. John was recently named chair of the World Green Building Council Advisory Board. He accepted a gubernatorial appointment to serve on the Connecticut Council of Environmental Quality from 2004-2011 to advise the governor and state legislature on environmental policies. He presents energy efficiency and sustainability strategies to audiences around the world.

Energy Efficiency from Building ‘Green’: Passing out Financial Returns

There has been a noticeable renewed interest from the building sector in carbon footprint issues, linked not only to President Obama’s recently announced Climate Action Plan but also out of genuine concern for shepherding a positive relationship between buildings, climate change and public health. Specifically, opinion leaders and executives alike are recognizing that the built   …Continue Reading