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Jacob Atalla

Jacob Atalla

Jacob Atalla is vice president of sustainability at KB Home, leading its initiatives to make every home it builds more environmentally friendly. A key leader of the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt collaboration team, he brings his background as an architect and 25 years of experience in technology and sustainable building to innovating the home of the future.

Jacob Atalla's Posts

Planned Water Management Reduces Energy Use Planned Water Management Reduces Energy Use

Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt water reductions equal energy savings for home owners and communities. Read more

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Utilizing Materials Science to Future-Fit Homes for Today and Tomorrow Utilizing Materials Science to Future-Fit Homes for Today and Tomorrow

The Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt is framing the future. Read more

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Creating an Innovation Ecosystem: The KB Home Greenbuild ProjeKt Creating an Innovation Ecosystem: The KB Home Greenbuild ProjeKt

Studies show that ideas developed by three or more people have a greater appeal with consumers, says KB Home's Jacob Atalla. Read more

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Home Builders Are Bullish on Sustainability Home Builders Are Bullish on Sustainability

KB Home's Jacob Atalla tells a Greenbuild audience that all buyers love green homes: Some are looking to help the environment and some are looking for "green" savings in their wallet. Read more

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Sam Rashkin, Winner of 2012 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing

His greatest legacy may be the federal Energy Star for New Homes program, which he founded. Read more

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