#056 Ian Shapiro – Green Building Illustrated
September 15, 2021

Our guest this episode is Ian Shapiro, engineer, company chairman, university lecturer and co-author of the bestselling book, Green Building Illustrated (2nd Edition).

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • Green Building Illustrated, the bestselling book you are not aware off
  • Importance of STEM communication and Illustrations
  • How “less is more” is now a virtue
  • Which green building elements are no longer optional

And much more…….

For more information on Ian


Ian founded Taitem Engineering in 1989 and serves as its chairman. He is the co-author of the books Green Building Illustrated (2014) and Energy Audits and Improvements for Commercial Buildings (2016), both published by Wiley.

Ian has been a visiting lecturer at Cornell University, Tompkins Cortland Community College, and Syracuse University. He holds an undergraduate degree from McGill University, and an M.S. from Columbia University, both in mechanical engineering. Ian is a licensed engineer in the states of New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania.

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