7group, based in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, includes principals JohnBoecker, Scot Horst, Tom Keiter, Andrew Lau, Marcus Sheffer, andBrian Toevs, who bring a unique integration of expertise in design,engineering, energy and daylight modeling, materials assessments,commissioning, education, and communications to their work.Internationally recognized thought leaders in the green buildingmovement, they have led countless teams through the practicalimplementation of integrative design on building projects of alltypes around the world. 7group also has been directly and deeplyinvolved with the development of the LEED Green Building RatingSystem, including experience on more than 100 LEED projects. ScotHorst currently serves as chair of the U.S. Green BuildingCouncil’s LEED Steering Committee.
Bill Reed is an architect and internationally recognizedproponent and practitioner of integrative design. He is a principalin three firms: the Integrative Design Collaborative, Regenesis,Inc., and Delving Deeper—organizations working to liftdevelopment into full integration with living systems. He served asco-chair of the LEED Technical Committee from its inception in 1994through 2003, is a member of the LEED Advanced faculty, and one ofthe first of twelve USGBC trainers of the LEED Rating System.