Paul R Bertram, Jr. FCSI, CDT, LEED AP – BD+C, GGP President of PRB Connect, LLC Connecting the building team & the built environment Paul is a Fellow of the Construction Specifications Institute and a Past Institute President His focus is on envelope first energy efficiency strategies with pathways to zero energy for a low carbon world. His current work includes advocacy for resilient High Performance building energy efficiency. He served on the Board of Directors for the Business Council of Sustainable Energy for two years and was part of their delegation at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. In January 2016, he was named to the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences and serves as liaison in Government Affairs, the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council and participates in the Off-Site Construction Council He is also a participant in the GSA Green Advisory Committee. As a Vietnam veteran, his community service is devoted to participation in the advisory committee for the Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs and the veterans they support.