Mark Frankel is the Director of Technology and Innovation at Ecotope, Inc. in Seattle. Ecotope is a research and design engineering firm at the cutting edge of building decarbonization, working with designers, manufacturers, and policymakers to identify and deploy new strategies to move the market toward carbon-free system strategies. Currently Mark is involved in national coalitions to decarbonize building systems, develop strategies for improved building/grid integration, market transformation efforts to support new technology adoption, and in the development of innovative codes and policies focused on building performance outcome and benchmarking. Mark has been consulting on energy efficiency and sustainable design for over 30 years, and has consulted on hundreds of capital projects, ranging in scale from single and multifamily residential projects to large commercial building and portfolio strategies. Mark has served on the boards of USGBC, ILFI, and Seattle 2030 District. Mr. Frankel is a LEED Fellow, member of AIA and ASHRAE, and a licensed architect.