Sustainable Energy Fund Announces John Boecker as the Keynote Dinner Speaker for Energypath 2019

John Boecker, a Founding Partner of 7Group LLC, will be the keynote speaker at Energypath 2019 on Thursday, July 25 at DeSales University.

Energypath 2019: Financing the Energy Future will be hosted at the Gerald White Conference Center at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Energypath is the region’s largest sustainable energy event attracting industry professionals, policymakers and academia throughout the region and across the United States.

In his keynote presentation, Mr. Boecker will focus on the benefits of a regenerative business model and how it can shape the future of American business practices. His company, 7Group LLC, heavily promotes a regenerative work and lifestyle as the next step towards true sustainability.

John Boecker serves as a founding partner in 7group, an internationally recognized multi-disciplinary consulting firm focused on integrative process and regenerative development. As an architect, his practice has focused exclusively on green buildings since 1996. Along with his 7group partners and Bill Reed, he co-authored The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building, a seminal book published by Wiley in 2009.

Mr. Boecker served as Project Architect for two of the first 15 LEED certified projects worldwide and as the primary LEED/integrative design Consultant on over 100 additional LEED certified projects in eight countries. His design work has been recognized by over 40 design awards, including 25 Design Excellence Awards from AIA, three Pennsylvania Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence and AIA’s nationwide Top Ten Green Projects in 2000, 2009, and 2016.

“We are thrilled to feature Mr. Boecker at Energypath 2019,” said John Costlow, president and CEO of Sustainable Energy Fund. “We hope his presentation inspires our attendees to more actively incorporate sustainability into their everyday lives through regeneration.”

Energypath 2019 is presented by Sustainable Energy Fund and is generously sponsored by West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund, Community Energy Solar, Berkshire Asset Management Fund of the Luzerne Foundation, UGI Utilities, The Stone House Group, PPL Business Energy Efficiency Program, the Efficiency Network, the National Energy Improvement Fund, Greenworks Lending, Chilicon Power, and Petros PACE Financing. The goal of Energypath is to increase the knowledge of and passion for sustainable energy in the leaders of today and tomorrow. This year’s conference theme, “Financing the Energy Future”, featured both energy and financial experts who presented financing options that support the growing shift towards renewable energy and energy efficiency. To register for Energypath 2019, please visit

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