Links & Resources
“Energy Efficiency: Markets or Mandates?” by Pat Sapinsley 09.01.2014
An article highlighting the need to balance America’s use of mandates and markets rather than rely primarily on market forces to respond adequately to the threat of climate change.
“Competition Launched to Develop a Stalled Rockaway Site” by Sara Polsky 04.16.2013
Pat Sapinsley of AIA (the American Institute of Architects) describes the competition to design a sustainable, multi-purpose site at Arverne East after Hurricane Sandy.
“Q&A: How to Avoid a Bad Pitch to Investors, According to Pat Sapinsley of Good Energies” by Reena Jana 11.04.2011
An interview with Pat Sapinsley in which she identifies common mistakes among venture
capitalists, the potential future of biomimetic products, and mission-centered investing.
“Pat Sapinsley: Nature’s Resume – Is Biomimicry a Sound Investment?” clip from “Biomimicry in the Big City” 11.03.2011
Clip of discussion on investments in biomimicry, part of a longer panel on “Clean Energy Connections: Biomimicry in the Big City” moderated by Renee Shana.
A transcription of a Q&A panel with Pat Sapinsley discussing the role of women in green business and mentoring.
“Still Going Green: Interest in Sustainable Design Continues to Grow Despite Economy” by Debra Wood 11.2009
Pat Sapinsley and other construction and design professionals have experienced a heightened demand for environmentally- conscious buildings; for some companies, thinking green has become a requirement.
“Good Energies’ Green Capital: There’s nothing new about the green economy for this sustainable private investment firm” by Layla Bellows 06.19.2009
Pat Sapinsley’s architectural background allows the unconventional private investment firm Good Energies to investigate the intersection of architecture, renewable energy, and venture capital.
“Perkins+Will devises an enlightened scheme for the Cofra Group/Good Energies New York City base” by Linda C. Lentz 05.2009
A description of architect Pat Sapinsley’s LEED Gold certified building project for Perkins+Will in which she designed an office to fit the motto of “People, Planet, Profit.”
“Getting to Net-Zero: What’s Next in Sustainable Design & Construction” moderated by Robert Diemer 03.06.2013
A panel on carbon neutrality, net-zero energy buildings, and how firms can help organizations and government agencies achieve high energy efficiency. Pat Sapinsley was a panelist.
“Control Freaks: The State of Lighting Controls” moderated by Pat Sapinsley 04.12.2012
Panel discussion identifying ways to save energy through lighting controls, the future of smart grids and lighting, and the potential problems from new technologies.
“Financing Energy, Part 2 – 11.9.11” moderated by Pat Sapinsley 11.09.2011
Video of panel discussion on energy efficiency for architects discussing efficiency incentive programs and payback opportunities.
“Decision makers and manufacturers: how do you see the world, how do we see the world?” moderated by Pat Sapinsley 10.19.2011
Panel discussion through Solid State Lighting Design’s 2011 SSL Summit in New York City for Smarter, Better Lighting.
“The Greening of Data Centers” moderated by Pat Sapinsley 11.06.2008
Panel discussion hosted by Wall Street West on economic incentives to improve energy efficiency given challenges in quantifying efficiency data.