By Allison Maynard, Communications Associate
Alana is a Sustainability Project Manager at Vanderweil Engineers focusing on LEED, Sustainable Design, and Energy Efficiency in the C+D and built environments. Vanderweil is primarily a MEP engineering firm and she works on the Sustainability Team within the firm. They offer integrated MEP/Sustainability services for their projects.
Currently, she co-chairs the Events Committee at the USGBC-MA chapter. This Committee organizes green building events throughout the year in the Boston area. Their goal is to raise awareness on all the amazing achievements in green building projects and products (LEED, Energy Star, Living Building Challenge, etc…) here in Massachusetts while educating those who attend our chapter’s events to inspire the continual growth of sustainability in the building community. If you have an idea for an event or on how they can enhance an event, your feedback is vital, feel free to reach out to them. This is a great community to be involved with, feel free to join the committee as well.
In her spare time, Alana works with various sustainability groups in the Boston area, continues to expand her sustainability knowledge base, and travels as often as she can. She's looking ahead to getting more involved in improved Resiliency efforts here in Boston and also learning more about the WELL Building Standard. On the Myers-Brigg test, she's an INTJ which translated into Star Wars characters, is the equivalent of Palpatine – so you know she is serious about sustainability with such a personality.