Pamela Lippe, President and Principal of e4, inc. has been providing green building consulting services for almost a decade. She was an early member of the U.S. Green Building Council and is a LEED accredited professional. She has been involved with other groundbreaking projects including Four Times Square, the first environmentally responsible skyscraper built in the United States. Ms. Lippe is a highly creative problem solver with strong organizational and communication skills and has extensive experience in green building education through her non-profit work with Earth Day New York, Inc.
Ms. Lippe was recently under contract to the United States Department of Energy providing design assistance to developers to promote construction of high performance buildings throughout the United States. She has led a number of green building workshops with different owner/developers such as the Port Authority, The Durst Organization, The Bromley Companies, Fred F. French LLP, Federal Realty, Mack-Cali and The Portman and Shorenstein Companies.
Ms. Lippe works with several developers in New York City, most notably, The Durst Organization. She was their environmental consultant on the 1.6 million sf Condé Nast Building at 4 Times Square — the first ‘green’ skyscraper in the United States. Her responsibilities included involvement in all environmental aspects of the building from design to demolition, construction and operations. She played an integral part in the educational outreach to the tenants, contractors and the community-at-large.
Ms. Lippe is an excellent project manager and understands how to translate environmental concerns into the technical language of design and construction and into the business language of the real estate industry. Her work helps to insure that environmental quality and building performance are achieved throughout each phase of a building’s development in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Since 1990, Ms. Lippe has served as executive director of Earth Day New York (EDNY), a tax-exempt educational organization. Since 1996, Earth Day New York has targeted a number of its educational campaigns to the real estate community. Recent accomplishments include three publications: The Costs and Benefits of High Performance Buildings; Lessons Learned: High Performance Buildings and Lessons Learned: Four Times Square – Environmental Information and Resource Guides for the Commercial Real Estate Industry, and the Buildings, Economics and the Environment Conferences held in 2001 and 1998 and The Future of Real Estate is Green held in June, 1996.