Mahsan Omid is an Environmental Designer and founding board member of Passive House Alberta. Her master’s thesis sparked her passion for sustainability and environmental creativity, the forces driving her interest in high performance buildings. Mahsan has been delivering projects in leading construction, consulting and engineering firms, including net zero design projects ranging from community design down to homes. An interest in rigorous energy efficiency solutions led her toward the Passive House principles. She brings both an academic and practical knowledge to her work as an educator at SAIT and the University of Calgary.