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David Borchardt

David Borchardt, is an independent consultant with nearly 30 years of building design, construction, and operations experience.

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He has gained recognition as a sustainability expert who oversaw the transformation of a corporate sustainability program from initial concept to reality while ensuring that these initiatives increased profitability. He has varied experience with the management and oversight of programs in both the private and government sectors. He was the former Chief Sustainability Officer for The Tower Companies’ and was responsible for ensuring that the corporate goals for environmentally conscious & sustainable development were incorporated in new and existing developments. He oversaw a 5 M sqft of office buildings, malls, residential communities, and hotels in the Washington DC metro area. He is a mechanical engineer by training and has been an invited speaker and author at Harvard Business School, Georgetown University, BOMA, NRDC, AIA, and Net Impact.