Jacob Deva Racusin is co-owner of New Frameworks Natural Design/Build, offering services in green remodeling, new construction, consultation, and education featuring low-impact high-performance building technologies. Through his work as a designer, builder, consultant, and educator, Jacob is able to merge his passions for fine craft, ecological stewardship, relationship to place, and social justice. Jacob is Program Director at the Yestermorrow Design/Build School, and is a BPI-certified contractor and Certified Passive House Consultant. Jacob is the author of the books Essential Building Science, and The Natural Building Companion. Jacob is an active member of the Embodied Carbon Network’s Renewable Materials Task Force.