Alexis Karolides’s career focus has been on promoting, and leading teams to develop, super-efficient buildings, both during her 15-year tenure as Principal and Green Development Team Leader at Rocky Mountain Institute, and currently as Principal and Sustainability Practice Leader at Point Energy Innovations. Alexis is presently leading four Zero Net Energy school projects at Point Energy (and a ZNE office project). She helps clients and design teams realize the synergistic goals of healthy, high performance learning/working spaces and ultra low energy consumption. Throughout her career, she has led deep green projects in educational, business, residential and both heavy- and high-tech industrial sectors. Alexis has spoken around the world about the human and economic benefits of a superefficient and environmentally restorative building paradigm. She’s a registered architect, a board member of the Passive House Alliance U.S., a certified Passive House Consultant, and a LEED Accredited Professional.