Georgia Tech Professor and Author Dan Matisoff



Dan Matisoff is a senior researcher who studies energy and environmental policy, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. He has a background in statistical analysis on the adoption and diffusion of energy and environmental policies and technologies.

Right now he is working on a project related to the diffusion of eco-labels and advanced technologies in the built environment and how these drive market transformation in the built environment. He is the lead for Working Group 3 for Georgia Drawdown – Built Environment and Materials.

He is well versed in statistical methods, quantitative modeling, and other approaches to assessing impacts of energy and environmental technologies.

Show Highlight

  • LEED Eco Label’s continuous score with a discontinuous “signal”.
  • The impact of the LEED Eco Label on investment in energy and environmental technology.
  • Important research to confer economic value to customers and to society.
  • Distribution of buildings in LEED to understand how the silver, gold, and platinum tiers caused additionality into a space.
  • Dan’s book tells a more dynamic process with the early movers into the LEED Eco Label and the produce positive information spillovers that help change the market.
  • Understanding the eco label itself is the certification of these traits and making them easy to observe to individuals.
  • The “LEED factor” benefits with pilot projects in geographic locations.
  • A sneak peek of some advanced degree programs for the rising demand for sustainability professionals.

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