Aaron Lubeck is president at Trinity Design/Build, a restoration firm and preservation consultancy specializing in retrofitting sustainable building practices into old houses. As a member of the United States Green Building Council, National Association of Homebuilders, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Aaron’s work emphasizes environmental impact, building science and finance, and he is a specialist in using historic tax credit incentives to fund green building features. In addition to receiving numerous preservation awards under his leadership, Trinity designed and restored some of the first historic buildings to be featured on the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association’s green building tour, including the state’s first historic building to be LEED-certified, which achieved a Platinum rating.
Aaron regularly speaks on topics related to sustainability and historic preservation including building redevelopment, energy retrofitting, old urbanism, window rehabilitation, tax credit policy, sustainable start-up ventures, triple bottom line accounting and social entrepreneurship. He is a member of the Business Accelerator for Sustainable Entrepreneurship (BASE) program at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife and two children.