Insights from the Living Product Expo 2017

By Nick Noyes and IES Staff

A contingent from IES, representing a variety of perspectives, journeyed to Pittsburgh for the recent LP17. Staffers attending were Mariah Kurtz, Shavon Prophet and Irene Winkelbauer, healthy building materials specialists; Clark Semon, systems designer; Patrick Brannan, director of people and organization; and Donald Mulhern, senior sustainability manager. Owner Charley Stephenson was also on hand and joined other panelists for an educational discussion on Leveraging the Living Building Challenge to Achieve Healthy, High Performing Spaces.From diverse perspectives, all participants share a commitment to healthy, sustainable buildings and products. They offer here some quick impressions of this significant annual event.