Brad directs the Zero Energy Program for the Institute. In this role, he is an international thought leader in zero energy concepts and systems, and helping reinvent humanity to thrive without fossil fuels. For the Institute, he speaks, teaches, and consults regularly on zero energy buildings and communities, and plays the lead role in developing the intellectual framework for energy related programs and systems. He plays a leading role in developing key new partnerships for the Institute. In addition to directing the Zero Energy Program, he was the launch director of the Living Community Challenge from 2014 to 2016.