As Senior Director of the Preservation Green Lab, Jim Lindberg leads an interdisciplinary team of professionals with expertise in energy conservation, historic preservation, planning, and policy. Working with diverse partners, this team seeks to strengthen the connections between sustainability and the nation’s vast inventory of older buildings and established neighborhoods.
Jim joined the National Trust in 1991 and has led a range of nationally recognized preservation and sustainable development projects, including the adaptive use of a former dude ranch in Rocky Mountain National Park and the green rehabilitation of a historic school in Denver.
Jim is currently leading a partnership with the Urban Land Institute to remove barriers to building reuse in major US cities. He has written numerous articles and books on architecture, planning and preservation and is a lecturer in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver. He received his BA degree in the Growth and Structure of Cities from Haverford College and his MS degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Vermont.