Alison Lindburg is a Senior Policy Associate at non-profit organization Fresh Energy, where her work focuses on supporting and passing policies that improve energy efficiency related to buildings and the built environment. She develops positions and strategies on policy matters, assists with Fresh Energy’s legislative priorities, and develops documents to communicate policy and scientific information to policy makers and the public. Previously, Alison worked for nonprofit organization Dovetail Partners as the director of the Eco-Affordable Housing program. She has been featured in publications and media outlets, such as Minnesota Public Radio and national radio program Living the Green Life, and has written and co-authored numerous reports on green building standards, responsible materials, and opportunities in sustainability for Minnesotan communities. She holds a BA in architecture with a focus on sustainable design from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with a minor in Spanish. She serves on the board of directors of the Minnesota Chapter of the USGBC and is a member of Minnesota GreenStar Technical Advisory Committee. Alison bikes and buses to work, loves to travel and learn new languages, and dedicates her spare time to yoga, painting, playing the piano, and brewing beer.
Last month during three events—an 8 to 80 event focused on the Ford Site, the 20th Annual Great River Gathering, and the U.S. Green Building Council of Minnesota’s annual Impact Conference, Mayor Chris Coleman touched on a concept that holds a lot of opportunity for the City of Saint Paul: net zero. But what does […]