Architect and Prof. Emeritus Auburn University
Mr Lechner is an Architect, Professor Emeritus at Auburn, and an expert in energy responsive architectural design with an emphasis on solar responsive design. He has taught for 33 years in the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction at Auburn University. In 2011 he was elected as a fellow of the American Solar Energy Society.
His book, Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Sustainable Design Methods for Architects, is used by more than 1/3 of all US architecture. It has been translated into Chinese, Indonesian, and Farsi. His companion book, Plumbing, Electricity, and Acoustics: Sustainable Design Methods for Architecture will be published late 2011.
Lechner has lectured extensively in the US and internationally at architecture schools, conferences, such as Lightfair, GreenBuild, EcoBuild, and ASES. He is the inventor of new types of heliodons that are conceptually clear and easy to use. www.cadc.auburn.edu/sun-emulator.