Marina Badoian-Kriticos is a Research Scientist at HARC and focuses her efforts on the development and implementation of energy and natural resource policies and programs. Prior to joining HARC, Marina worked as City Energy Project Senior City Advisor at the Institute for Market Transformation. In this role she focused on expanding energy and water efficiency in the built environment and provided support and expertise to the City of Houston to help develop programs and policies that will lead to a healthier and more prosperous city. Marina also previously served as Sustainability Director for the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) where she drove sustainability initiatives through a global organization and developed tools for market innovation. She received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Houston-Downtown.
HARC research scientist, Marina Badoian-Kriticos, will serve as a tour panel host at the 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Houston, June 23-27.
HARC in the Community
HARC joined the Houston’s Earth Day Festival at Discovery Green, celebrating environmental awareness with enthusiastic crowds on a beautiful spring day.
HARC Program Director publishes white paper exploring whether the number and intensity of power outages related to storm events has led to greater investment in more resilient power systems, such as CHP.
Publications, Lectures & Presentations
HARC led a team from Houston to the Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy (SCLA): Innovations in Building Resilient Communities in Pittsburgh, PA on April 16-18, 2018.