Carbon Leadership Forum

Erin McDade is a Senior Program Manager for Architecture 2030. She brings to the organization a background in architecture, with a focus on sustainable building research and analysis. She manages Architecture 2030’s embodied carbon initiatives, and is leading Architecture 2030’s city building sector analyses for the Zero Cities Initiative. She is one of the founding members and current chairs of the Embodied Carbon Network, sits on the advisory board of the Carbon Leadership Forum, is a member of the City of Bellingham Climate Action Plan Taskforce, and is a member of both the AIA Materials Knowledge Working Group and the AIA 2030 Commitment Working Group.

Erin holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Washington and worked at the Integrated Design Lab in Seattle before joining Architecture 2030. While with the Integrated Design Lab, she helped develop Targeting 100!, a tool for deep-energy retrofits and aggressively sustainable new construction in the healthcare sector. During that time she also completed lighting and thermal analyses on the revolutionary Bullitt Center.