Building a Net Zero Future: Interview with LADWP’s David Jacot

An interview with David Jacot, P.E.
Director of Efficiency Solutions
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power 

What does “Net Zero for All” mean to LADWP?

At LADWP we are committed to creating a clean energy future for Los Angeles in a manner that is fair and equitable, both economically and in terms of environmental impacts, for all of our customer sectors. As a water provider in a drought-prone area, we are equally committed to creating a sustainable water supply, expanding our local water resources, and reducing reliance on purchased water imported over long distances. Read more

Green Building [event] Consultants?

At Verdical Group, we’ve been leading the charge to build Connection within the green building industry as part of our natural evolution as a firm.  Our passion and purpose have driven us to produce the nation’s largest net zero building conference for five years running and, while we never initially set out to be in the business of events, it has become a large part of what we do based on our corporate principles and, frankly, sheer demand.  Since 2014, the Net Zero Conferences have been our cathartic passion project towards connecting, educating, and inspiring an industry towards a purpose – to create a healthier, greener, cleaner built environment.  Maybe it’s because we’re a certified B Corporation that we feel compelled to do this – or maybe it’s why we’re a B Corp. Read more