Guest, Linda Delair

Guest Name: 
Linda Delair
Linda Delair
Guest Occupation: 
Sustainable Business Consultant
Guest Biography: 

Linda Delair, a global citizen, active in environmental and social movements, advocates for a healthy, thriving, deep green hemp economy. She is a LEED Accredited Professional, Green Building Consultant, Residential Project Manager, U.S. Green Bldg. Council Redwood Empire Chapter board member, and former California Outreach Coordinator for Hempstead Project HEART. She is a member of the Pachamama Alliance, the Hemp Industries Association, and is on the Advisory Board of the California Hemp Association. She is based in Northern California.

Education

She earned a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council, and ACGBP (Advanced Certified Green Building Professional) certification from Build It Green, an AA degree from the Community College of Rhode Island, and studied Architecture and Interior Design at Canada College, and College of Marin, and Green Building Science at San Francisco Institute of Architecture.

She is a graduate of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute, the Landmark Education Curriculum for Living Program, the Environmental Forum of Marin’s Master Class, and BTB School of Feng Shui.

Linda is a member of the (MBA) Marin Builders Association’s Green Committee, (BIG) BuildItGreen, (ADPSR) Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility, (USGBC) U.S. Green Building Council’s Northern California Chapter, and a facilitator of the Pachamama Alliance’s Awakening The Dreamer Initiative.

Linda has worked in the building industry for over twelve years, specializing in sales, remodeling, interior design, space planning, and consulting for companies that include Berkeley Design Center, Sunworks Design/Build, Studio Mehler, Miconi Marble & Tile, Earth Source Forest Products and Green Fusion Design Center. She has facilitated “green” home and business makeovers, and acted as liaison between manufacturers, trades people, the design community, and clients.

Recently, her client Clough Construction, was awarded “Best Deck and Fencing Company 2010-2011” by the readers of Pacific Sun, Marin County’s No. 1 weekly newspaper for lifestyles and entertainment.

Speaking Engagements

She has been a featured speaker as a Green Design and Materials Expert, and on panel discussions for organizations such as:

(ASID) American Society of Interior Designers
(IIDA) International Interior Design Association
(NARI) National Association of the Remodeling Industry
(NKBA) National Kitchen and Bath Association)
General Service Administration
San Francisco Design Center
San Rafael Chamber of Commerce
Green Building Professionals Guild
Student Career Forums
Radio Talk Shows
San Francisco State University
Canada College

Early on in her career she was a clothing designer for Verite, a company located in Los Angeles and Miami. She was a featured artist on a Jane Fonda Fashion TV Special, as well as several other shows.

 

 

Linda Delair