Happy Earth Day (plus rant!)


Mornin' folks, happy Earth Day. I'm closing in on three years working for a sustainable design consultant, and I'm delighted to be applying my lighting design and simulation skills toward saving a little energy and creating more pleasant built environments. But I have to say, these years of observing how we work has taught me that we don't always help our cause when we act all holier-than-thou while making our case for sustainable living. Smug email signatures come to mind, for example. I think as a group, we need to be less preachy and while we're at it, maybe start walking the walk a little bit more. My office parking lot is filled with SUVs and luxury sedans, which I…

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