Meet our CEO, Donnel Baird, proud to be a Grist 50 Fixer

Our CEO and Co-founder, Donnel Baird, was selected by Grist Magazine as one of 50 Fixers for 2017!  “The world feels pretty broken right now. That’s why we need Fixers — bold problem solvers working toward a planet that doesn’t burn and a future that doesn’t suck…

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For our annual list of emerging green leaders, Grist brings you 50 innovators with fresh, forward-thinking solutions to some of humanity’s biggest challenges.” –Grist, 2017

U.S. cities are packed with about 5 million medium-sized buildings — schools, churches, community centers, apartment buildings. Most use way more energy than they should. Many also have poor airflow and dirty, out-of-date heating and electrical systems. Those conditions contribute to high inner-city asthma rates and other health concerns.

“These buildings are actually making children sick,” says Donnel Baird. Read the full article to learn how Donnel and BlocPower are fighting sick buildings, reducing childhood asthma rates, and making cities cleaner and more energy efficient!

 

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