Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Prasad Vaidya | U.S. Green Building Council
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USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them.

Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Prasad Vaidya

What's your name?

Prasad Vaida

Who's your employer?


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What's your favorite course that you've reviewed?

Oh crap! Blackwater remediation policies, technologies and products

What kind of activities are you involved in to continue learning and support your professional development?

I am co-authoring (with Marian Keeler) the 2nd edition of Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building. My research includes books and publications on related topics. USGBCs course reviews are also a great way to keep up with what's out there.

What sustainability topic are you most excited about? 

Resilient development as a response to Climate Change

What's your most valuable tip or advice in regards to sustainability, green building or LEED?

Keep a determined focus on reducing the two or three biggest environmental impacts when you make a decision, whether its your building, your community or your lifestyle.