Sustainably seated in Congress.


On Wednesday, actor Ed Norton and San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom went to Congress with their principled stances on constructing sustainable, energy-efficient buildings. During the hearing with the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, it only made sense that they’d be sitting “green” chairs. Ann Blackwell, proprietor of the Georgetown Studio and LEED AP, ensured that they had comfortable, ergonomic and eco-friendly places to sit. Ed Norton is pictured in a Mirra® Task Chair (above), while Mr. Newsom was seated in a Chadwick™ Chair. Ann reported back that she and DWR were thanked by Chairman Edward J. Markey (Democrat from MA), and that Mr. Norton’s testimony was most powerful and compelling. Read the statements from the hearing and see more pictures here.