Bill Maclay, FAIA, is the author of the comprehensive resource for net zero building design, The New Net Zero, and founding principal of Maclay Architects of Waitsfield, Vermont. Bill has pioneered a replicable model for net zero and environmentally sustainable architecture. Through practice, advocacy, and outreach, Bill has influenced thousands in creating a renewable planet. By making sustainability inherent to his practice, Bill has been at the forefront of designing innovative projects that serve as replicable, concrete, and cost-effective models for over four decades. His firm has designed over 10 net zero and net zero ready buildings including office, educational, manufacturing, municipal, and commercial buildings in cold climates, and was the recipient of the 2012 NESEA Zero Net Energy Building Award.