Linda Reeder, AIA, LEED AP, is the sole practitioner of Linda Reeder Architecture, LLC in New Haven, Connecticut, where she designs residential projects and works with other firms on institutional and commercial projects. She is the author of the book Guide to Green Building Rating Systems: Understanding LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, the National Green Building Standard, and More (Wiley 2010) and several articles on sustainable building topics. She was Associate Editor for the 15th Edition of the Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice. Linda is an assistant professor in the Construction Management program at Central Connecticut State University, where she teaches Construction Documents, Construction Graphics and Quantity Surveying, AutoCAD, and Green Building and LEED. She also coaches the program’s Design-Build team for the Associated Schools of Construction’s regional competition. Linda has served on thesis juries and taught in the Architecture Department at the University of Hartford, where she offered the program’s first Sustainable Design studio.
Linda is a member and 2013 Chair of the AIA’s Small Project Practitioners Advisory Group and the former editor of its SPP Journal. She is the former editor and subject matter expert for Building Performance for the AIA’s Soloso website (now Architects Knowledge Resource), to which she contributed over 100 pieces on sustainable design, accessibility, and other building performance topics. Linda is a member of the AIA Connecticut’s COTE, serves on the Board of the Connecticut Green Building Council (where she co-chaired the Education Committee for two years), and is a former member of New Haven’s Commission on Disabilities. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and Oberlin College.