|Member Since||Nov 4, 2010||CoLab Points (actual)|
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|Country||United States||CoLab Points (max. potential)|
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Mr. Whittet has been a part of the high performance building field as a contractor, designer, developer and consultant on work across the United States for over three decades.
He has worked in Southwest Colorado and Maine on photovoltaic off grid projects pioneering sustainable net zero systems in remote island and mountain locations. Notable recent LEED projects include Boston's iconic International Place towers, Las Vegas CityCenter, Boston Society of Architects and the Princeton Plasma Fusion Lab Lyman Spitzer building.
As a contractor Dan pioneered sustainable practices in Maine and also served as President of the Mid Coast branch of the National Homebuilders Association and a member of the Rockport, Maine town building committee. In Colorado he was part of the team creating the first Green Building Code for San Miguel County and produced a documentary on the evolution of community in small towns.
Currently active in the Massachusetts USGBC and Member of the ASHRAE SSPC 189.1, he is also a board member of the ADPSR, Architects, Designers and Planners for Social responsibility. He is the LEED project profile liaison between USGBC national and the Massachusetts chapter. With his wife, Maria Isabel Chacon, he follows the progress of the green building movement in Latin America and Urban Planning initiatives in the rapidly expanding populations there.
Passionate about craft, quality of life and culture he writes and blogs about these subjects often and takes every opportunity to explore new ways to see, appreciate and encourage a better world.