@IBSVegas Panel Spotlight: Meet Ron Jones, Co-Founder/ President of @greenbuildermag:
(Ron Jones makes a plea for the building industry to “cowboy up”) Sorry folks, but there is no neutral ground left where the uncommitted can wait for the rest of the world to determine which direction we are going to steer the future of the built environment. The time has come to take a stand and decide which side of the issue you are going to be on. At stake is more than how houses and other buildings are going to perform, how much energy they will consume, how well they manage an increasingly precious water resource, how successfully they withstand unpredictable temperatures, precipitation and intensifying weather events. At stake is more than the comfort, physical safety and financial security of people who depend on the building industry to provide shelter in all its forms, even as important as all those things are. What is really at stake is the integrity of our profe...