As IMT’s Director of Business Engagement, Margaret provides resources and solutions to businesses that improve their energy efficiency and building performance at the national and local levels. 

Margaret has over 15 years of experience creating positive change and advancing sustainability efforts in the private, academic, and non-profit sectors. She was the Sustainability Director for George Mason University (Mason) where she focused on reducing the university’s environmental footprint and advancing sustainable practices on campus. She compiled Mason’s first Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System report to measure the university’s sustainability performance. Margaret also led sustainability reporting and marketing campaigns for the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando. At UCF, she was the lead author for UCF’s first Climate Action Plan and managed several energy reduction programs that were highlighted by the U.S. Department of Energy. Margaret also worked with Fortune 500 companies to reduce their environmental impact and encourage corporate philanthropy as a Corporate Partnerships Manager with The Nature Conservancy, one of the largest environmental non-profit organizations. She has also provided consulting services to a large electric utility on its commercial energy efficiency rebate program. Margaret was a LEED AP, received her MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and Bachelor’s in Business Management from Binghamton University, SUNY.  


Margaret Lo

Director, Business Engagement

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