02 Jul '11, 7am

Chronicling Lives Lived More Sustainably

Chronicling Lives Lived More Sustainably

, is a funny, engaging and confessional memoirist -- his life makes a great read and he is generous in sharing himself with his readers. His first book, "Greed to Green ," told of his early days as a real estate developer (Greed) and his excellent adventure with the USGBC and its LEED rating system (Green). Gottfried’s second book, "Greening My Life ," goes beyond the built environment to recount Gottfried’s quest for personal meaning. His journey includes his struggle to get healthy, overcome a series of unfortunate romantic relationships to marry and start a family, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Gottfried being Gottfried, he charts his progress with a 100-point Green Life Rating System, which he describes on his website as “a 100-point, ten category individually tailored rating system inspired by LEED. The rating system categories are very broad, spa...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/07/02/chronicling-lives...

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