Jason Mclennan Joins the Planled Board of Advisors

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The Influential Green Building Movement Leader and Founder of the Living Building Challenge Joins in on the Innovative Human Centric Lighting Initiatives of the Trend-Setting Planled Team. Planled, INC. is positioning itself to expand significantly its deployments of next-generation “brilliant lighting solutions” for offices, schools, universities, sporting venues, health centers and other major facilities in 2014.

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We will be creating a unique brand of designer products that will open up new possibilities for designers & architects, while achieving energy savings beyond today’s baselines.

Planled, which offers both expert design plans and the latest in tunable LED products that provide optimized science-based lighting applications, announced that Jason F. Mclennan has joined the company’s Board of Advisors. Mclennan joins other lighting industry experts in supporting Planled’s mission to deliver its timely message and growing portfolio of human centric lighting solutions to North America.

Mclennan said, “I am happy to join my peers in supporting Planled and its vision for setting a new standard for the lighting we live by. This new quality of lighting is truly revolutionary for our living and working environments.” He concluded, “I look forward to being an active participant in the company’s plans for expanding its market reach in 2014 and beyond.” 

Planled’s Advisory Board members, among others, include Dr. Steven W. Lockley, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Neuroscientist and Robert J. Dupuy, IALD, LC Associate Principal, Lighting Studio Team Leader, Interface Engineering.

Planled’s CEO John Hwang said, “Mr. Mclennan who has created the toughest green standard for buildings will help us design the most sustainable products in the industry. We will be creating a unique brand of designer products that will open up new possibilities for designers & architects, while achieving energy savings beyond today’s baselines.”

The announcement comes as Planled pioneers the human centric lighting market that has substantial sustainability and humanitarian benefits. The company’s services and suite of LED products can reduce facilities’ electrical lighting costs by up to 80% while simultaneously improving human factors in lighting: circadian rhythms, mood – preferences, perception, visual acuity and performance.

Planled’s clients presently include multiple fortune 500 companies & professional sports teams.

About Jason F. Mclennan

Considered one of the most influential individuals in the green building movement today and the recipient of the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Prize, Jason F. Mclennan’s work has made a pivotal impact on the shape and direction of green building in the United States and Canada and he is a much sought after presenter and consultant on a wide variety of green building and sustainability topics around the world. Mclennan serves as the CEO of the International Living Future Institute – a leading NGO that focuses on the transformation to a world that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.

An Ashoka Fellow, Jason is the founder and creator of the Living Building Challenge, widely considered the world’s most progressive and stringent green building program. Mclennan works on cutting edge projects through a unique collaboration with the Integral Group – one of the globe’s most innovative engineering firms.

Mr. Mclennan’s work in the sustainable design field has been published or reviewed in dozens of journals, magazines, conferences, proceedings and books, and he is the author of 5 books on green building including The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, which has been used as a textbook in dozens of universities and colleges around the country.

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