Marc Rosenbaum, P.E. is a long-time student of making great buildings. He uses an integrated systems design approach to help people create buildings and communities connected to the natural world, supporting both personal and planetary health. As the environmental energy consultant for the R.W. Kern Center, Marc led the energy strategy and ensured the project would meet its net-zero energy goal. Much of his recent work has been Zero Net Energy Buildings, Deep Energy Retrofits, and Passive Houses. His work has been recognized nationally by ASHRAE, AIA, EEBA, and NESEA, and he is an invaluable leader and mentor for those committed to high-performance building.