Carl Elefante, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP recently joined other industry experts to present at a joint conference between APT and the National Trust for Canada in Ottawa, Ontario.

The Presentation, Historic Buildings and the Race to Net-Zero Carbon, was led by Architecture 2030 Founder and CEO Edward Mazria, the Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Honorable Catherine McKenna, and American Institute of Architects 2018 President-Elect and Quinn Evans Architects Principal Carl Elefante.  

Elefante has long been a advocate and leader for sustainable architecture. This recent presentation only adds to countless lectures led by Elefante, on the relationship between historic preservation and sustainable design. He is also the author of the foreward for Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability: Preservation and Reuse, by Robert A Young. The article The Greenest Building Is...One That is Already Built, written by Elefante, was selected as one of seven articles cited as “Game Changers” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Forum Journal in its twenty-five year retrospective issue.  
According to a press release published by QEA, Elefante was recently inducted to the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI) College of Fellows. This recent appointment is a testament Elefante's influence and leadership in sustainable stewardship.