OFFICE FOR RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

Developing a Self-Sufficient Gunnison Valley for Generations to Come

        

Alison Gannett

Fri, 04/24/2009 - 13:47 -- Anonymous (not verified)
Name: 

Alison Gannett

Position: 

President and ORE Founding Board Member

Bio: 
<p>Business Affiliation:</p> <ul> <li>Founder and Owner of Sunseekers Design &ndash; Consultant, design, and building of energy efficient, non-toxic, solar and green building since 1992.</li> <li>Energy and Solar consultant &ndash; ORE, Patagonia Clothing Company; Patagonia National Park, Chile; Fox River Sox, IA.</li> <li>Frostbusters &ndash; 1992-1995: Energy Auditor, Cost Benefit performance analysis, heat loss calculations, airsealing, insulation, attice and crawlspace moisture, mold and air leakage remodeling. Home Energy Rating and E-Star Auditor.</li> </ul> <p>Community Involvement:</p> <ul> <li>Consultant &ndash; Crested Butte Mountain Resort and Gunnison County Housing Authority on affordable housing and solar design.</li> <li>Volunteer &ndash; The Equilibrium Fund</li> <li>Board Member, Gunnison County Housing Authority.</li> <li>Chair, Affordable Housing Committee of Gunnison County Land Use Resolution (LUR).</li> <li>Energy and Resource Representative Gunnison County Green Points.</li> <li>Founder Green Building Group, Crested Butte.</li> <li>Co-Founder Town of Crested Butte Energy Option Points Rating System.</li> <li>Sustainable Communities Symposium volunteer and speaker.</li> </ul> <p><br /> Notable Accomplishments:</p> <ul> <li>1st straw bale home in a National Historic District 1997.</li> <li>&nbsp;Creation of second Green Points Program in the US &ndash; Town of CB 1997. Coordinated creation of New Urbanism for CBMR&rsquo;s North Village.</li> <li>Coordinated development of LEED building for Western State College.</li> <li>Green Points Program task force of Gunnison County LUR.</li> <li>Presenter at the National Geographic, Patagonia, Aspen Energy Forum, Sustainable Communities Symposium, the Smart Shelter Network, and Solar Energy International.</li> </ul> <p><br /> Education:</p> <ul> <li>BS in Environmental Studies and Environmental Design, Botany Minor, University of Vermont.&nbsp; Magna Cum Laude, with Honors 1987.</li> <li>1991 Solar Energy International - Solar, Natural Home Design, Affordable Housing.</li> <li>Western State College, Architecture.</li> <li>University of Alaska, Botany.</li> <li>University of New Hampshire Business School.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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