Matt Belcher, Principal; Verdatek Solutions LLC and Enhanced Building Systems LLC. A nationally recognized consultant, educator, and author on the business of energy efficient “resilient” building and development and advising on Codes & Standards and Policy. He has been actively involved in the St. Louis & Midwest area construction industry for four decades, including six years as a top certified, building codes official. 10 years as Director of University of Missouri-Columbia High Performance Buildings Research Center. Specializing in building “Net Zero” and “Net Zero Ready” energy efficient, healthy, resilient homes, light commercial construction and land development management using low-impact, economically and environmentally conscious methods. National Association of Home Builders-Building Systems Council (NAHB-BSC) Board of Trustees Vice Chair and TWO time (2021 & 2018) Builder of the Year. Member; ICC Building and Energy Code Development Committees 2009-2024
-Member (Life Member); Board of Directors, National Association of Homebuilders
-Member International Code Council (ICC)
-Vice Chairman; NAHB Building Systems Council (BSC) Board of Trustees
-Chairman NAHB-BSC Combined Sub Committees
-Member; NAHB Building Codes and Standards Sub-Committee
-Member; (Past Chairman) NAHB Energy & Green Building Sub-Committee
-Member; Board of Directors, International Mass Timber Alliance
-Member; Construction Dispute Resolution Services national panel of
green construction specialists. Arbitrator/Mediator
-2007 President Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri
-Member; (Past) Active House Specification Committee (Brussels, Belgium)
-Member;(Past) Net Zero Energy Steering Committee
-Member; (Past Board of Directors Member), Structural Insulated Panel Association
-Advisor; Green Star Program Development, Chinese Ministry of Housing
-Published Build Green and Save; Protecting the Earth and your Bottom Line
(May 2009 BuilderBooks.com, Library of Congress ISBN-13; 978-0-86718-644-4)
Dr. Robert “Bob” Reed , Principal Verdatek Solutions LLC, has worked in industry, federal and state government, consulting, and academia. He served as the Founding Director of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium at the University of Missouri (MU), Co-Director of the MU Center for Sustainable Energy, Director of the MU Stormwater Management and Erosion Control Education Center, and researcher in the MU Water Resources Research Center. He managed a consulting engineering company and a regional office of another engineering firm.
Dr. Reed has more than 50 years experience as a civil and environmental engineer, manager, and energy efficiency consultant. His work in construction includes planning, financing, design, permitting, construction project management, start-up, operations, operations management, and energy efficiency.
Dr. Reed also has extensive experience in municipal, water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities, including statutory, regulatory, and financing work while with a state regulatory agency, and utility planning, financing, construction, operations, energy efficiency, and management.