Alison Lindburg

Alison Lindburg

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alindburg@mwalliance.org

312.784.7257

Senior Building Policy Manager

Alison Lindburg is the Senior Building Policy Manager at MEEA, where she works to improve energy efficiency in buildings in the Midwest via energy codes and market transformation strategies such as energy benchmarking. Prior to MEEA, Alison was the director of the Buildings policy program at the Minnesota non-profit organization Fresh Energy, and also served on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Green Building Council of Minnesota and the Technical Advisory Committee of the GreenStar residential remodeling standard. Previously Alison was a program director for Minnesota non-profit Dovetail Partners, working in rural areas to promote sustainability and local economic development through green building demonstration projects, community education and contractor training. Prior to Dovetail, Alison worked for a Twin-Cities urban development firm, where she helped write and implement its green building program. Alison has a B.A. in Architecture with a focus on sustainable design, and a minor in Spanish from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. In her spare time, Alison paints, plays piano, reads science fiction and practices yoga.

Author Latest Articles

Chicago Becomes the Midwest Energy Code’s Shining Star

On September 21, 2022, the Chicago City Council passed Mayor Lightfoot's 2022 Chicago Energy Transformation Code, making Chicago the first city in…

Creation of Stretch Code Becomes Law in Illinois

On September 15 the Illinois Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) was signed into law. The bill contains many energy efficiency components that will…

Energy Benchmarking Heats Up in the Midwest

Summer is just getting into full swing, and across the country some communities are already roasting. Perhaps uncoincidentally, the process to adopt…

St. Louis the First Midwest City to Pass Building Energy Performance Standard

On April 20, 2020, the City of St. Louis became the first city in the Midwest to pass a Building Energy Performance Standard. In doing so, St. Louis…

Chicago Proposes 4-Star Rating System for Benchmarking

Improving energy performance in buildings is a key strategy for the City of Chicago, which has committed to upholding the goals of the Paris Climate…

What Energy Codes can Teach Us about Marriage

This toast was delivered by MEEA Building Policy Manager Alison Lindburg before the wedding of a fellow codes team member. We liked it so much, we…