Credit: Stephen Voss

Mark Frankel, AIA, is the technical director for the New Buildings Institute (NBI), which develops programs, policy, training, and research on high-performance buildings and energy efficiency for organizations across the country. Frankel currently is involved in national coalitions to improve building performance feedback, market adoption strategies for deep-energy retrofits, and in the development and implementation of innovative codes and programs focused on building performance outcome and benchmarking. Frankel serves on the board of directors of the U.S. Green Building Council, and on the boards of the International Living Future Institute and the Seattle 2030 District. He is a LEED Fellow and a licensed architect.