Kristen Bacorn is often called a pioneer of the green movement.
Kristen has been an environmentalist since the 1970s, when she wrote an environmental impact statement for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and performed energy research for a foreign oil-producer. In architecture school, she received a university-wide award for architectural theory. In her graduate studies at Harvard, she developed sustainable business models and performed original research on advanced environmental topics.
Kristen worked on the construction site of the world’s 1st LEED residential hi-rise, The Solaire, and has been retained as an expert on innumerable projects. She is currently serving as LEED AP at SONY Tower, the famous “Chippendale Building” in Manhattan, as well as Costas Kondylis’ The Future Condo and the campus of Sikorsky Aircraft.
Kristen is also a dedicated educator. She wrote the 1st environmental building course accepted by NY Dept. of State. At the request of State University of New York, she created a Corporate Sustainability curriculum, the first of its kind to be offered at a major university.
As a lecturer and educator in great demand, Kristen is tirelessly spreading the green message. She has addressed the United Nations twice, spoken annually at the NY Javits Center Go Green Expo, appeared on national Talk Radio and filmed a pilot for Lifetime TV, along with other television appearances. She has also granted interviews to the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, the Village Voice and other publications.
Kristen Bacorn possesses a wealth of knowledge, fine reputation and an accessible personality. She is a rare presence in the green movement, devoting 8 days a week to assisting everyone from uprooted workers to owners of national portfolios.
Kristen welcomes opportunities to share her industry expertise with those who may benefit from her unique insights.