Linda Reeder, FAIA, LEED AP is the author of the books "Net Zero Energy Buildings: Case Studies and Lessons Learned" (Routledge, 2016) and "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 associate 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. 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 was 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, served 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.