Christine Liaukus has been working in the world of environmentally conscientious design for over twenty years. Prior to joining the Center Christine was a Project Architect with the New York firm Chris Benedict R.A. creating environmentally responsible affordable housing. Preceding this she was an associate at Steven Winter Associates, building systems consultants, where she advised builders across the country on technical issues through the Department of Energy Building America program and HUD's Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing. While pursuing her Master's degree in Architecture at the University of Oregon Christine was a research fellow at the University's Center for Housing Innovation. Christine has also worked as a residential energy auditor in New Jersey and Georgia. Christine is a member of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, the US Green Building Council and is the first Certified Passive House Consultant in New Jersey.