AIA, LEED AP, is one of the nation‚Äôs top green building professionals and a Texas pioneer of energy-efficient green home design that strives for sustainability. Founder of Environment Associates. Williams‚Äôs dedication to improving our quality of life can be seen in the many non‚Äêprofit organizations he helped found.¬† He has served as an advisor to both theGovernor‚Äôs¬†and the¬†Texas Energy Advisory Councils.¬† He co-founded with NASA engineers Texas‚Äôs first renewable energy organization, the¬†Houston Solar Energy Societyin 1975; he helped found the¬†Texas Solar Energy Society¬†in 1976, the¬†Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association¬†in 1984, and¬†Cultivate Green, a citizen education program by the¬†Houston Advanced Research Center¬†in 2003.¬† Chairing the¬†Houston AIA Energy Committee, he also helped co‚Äêfound the original¬†Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects‚Äô Committee on the Environment¬†(HAIA-COTE) in 1977.¬† He helped found¬†Texans for Urban Sustainability¬†‚Äì¬†a Regional Organization for Organic Technology & Sustainability (TexUS ROOTS)¬†in 1992 and is active with¬†Transition Houston, USGBC Houston, Texas […]
Co-director Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, winner of 2015 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership and Sustainability,¬†convened the Green Guide for Health Care, catalyzing a revolution in healthcare design, construction and operations. She is the 2015 Chair of Green Business Certification Inc., and served on the USGBC Board of Directors from 2002-2010, including as Board Chair in 2009. Gail was Founding Chair of the LEED for Healthcare committee (2004-2008), and co-author of Sustainable Healthcare Architecture. She was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University‚Äôs Graduate School of Design and was featured as an Innovator: Building a Greener World in TIME Magazine.