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Mike Dieterich brings energy, innovation, and brilliance to the stage. He makes critical issues for the world to solve understandable and interesting. Audiences across the globe love his message.
“These are the real conversations we need to be having.”“Thoughtful Spark!”~Houston Skyline Rotary
“Very insightful, detailed, and well communicated.” ~Maria Perez, Gensler Senior Associate,
Regional Sustainable Design Leader, Houston. Integrated Design CEU.
“Very thought-provoking and enlightening! It was great to hear the high level of interest in sustainability and building more efficient facilities. Thanks for your passion, caring, and professionalism.” ~Prince George’s County Planning Director
Mike’s Popular Workshops & Topics
Inspire and enable leaders to drive change inside organizations, across markets and through systems. Balance economics with environmental impacts and its effect on us (people). Making smart decisions reduces costs and creates a better indoor and outdoor environment. Learn how to create this balance and use it as a marketing tool to drive business and display leadership.
Why talk about the problem? When you have a broken bone the doctor asks what happened only to best solve the problem and mend the bone. Let’s talk about how we fix this part of society. What can you do? What can we all do? One raindrop raises the sea.
We live in a Tech economy. What is the next breakthrough? If Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. What is the next idea? How do you take an idea and turn it into something real? I’ll discuss how I was able to take the idea of a Zero Energy Water Waste future and turn it into the production of net-zero energy buildings.
Create productive communication across the design and construction teams. Identify strategies to reduce project costs by encouraging project team collaboration. There is a better design approach. Putting together smart development plans is key to urban development and redevelopment. The uses of city parks, playgrounds, underpasses, vacate lots, city owned buildings etc. Managing energy, water, and providing community resources.
Energy is the lifeblood of our society. Is your building engineered to be energy efficient and with solar panels generate all their own energy? Systems can be grid tied or set up with a battery bank and taken off the grid. Learn how to model, plan, build, and operate energy efficient buildings. Learn what Goal 20 is.
Sustainability is a balance between the environment, people, and economics. It isn’t sustainable if it costs more. Calculating returns, reducing resource consumption, and optimization is key to this balance.
Resilience is the key to understanding how to best move forward after a weather event. Addressing the cost, historical events, and future possibilities. Asking the right questions:
- What are our challenges?
- What attributes do we have that make us resilient to those challenges?
- What is our approach forward?