Melanie Jacobson is Principal of Integrated Design 360 LLC and a green building and sustainable design strategy expert in the commercial development sector. Melanie works with government agencies and private organizations to integrate feasible and applicable sustainability and climate change mitigation strategies. Melanie brings leadership in zero-net energy and zero-net water design and implementation. Melanie is a versatile leader and innovator. She has track record of creating measurable results that are both environmentally sound and cost-effective. Melanie has worked with customers including Safeway, Inc., Apple, Inc., The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, Vantage Data Centers and the City of Palo Alto.
Melanie holds a Bachelors of Science from University of California Davis in Environmental Design. Melanie is the former Sub-Committee Chair of the Sustainable Materials Technical Committee for the CHPS green building rating system. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and certified as a California Green Building Code Plans Examiner and Inspector through the International Code Council. She is a member of the California Building Energy Consultants (CABEC), the U.S. Green Building Council Northern California Chapter, and the Project Management Institute.