This sales presentation will focus on Dextall’s prefabricated wall systems and their ability to achieve the 5 Passive House Principles in mid- and high-rise buildings. We will also compare Dextall’s wall systems to traditional wall construction methods and highlight the significant reduction in embodied carbon that can be achieved.
Presenters: Aleksandra Zatorska and James McGorty
About: James McGorty
James McGorty is a Senior Business Development Executive at Dextall responsible for
developing the NYC Metro market by promoting their prefabricated wall systems to key
stakeholders in the commercial building industry.
James has over 25 years of experience working in the architectural product manufacturing
and supply chain with a focus on sustainable building and Passive House.
Over the past
decade James has worked on many noteworthy passive house buildings in NYC including:
HANAC Corona, Sendero Verde, Park Avenue Green, Chestnut Commons, and Beach
Green Dunes II.
In 1996, James received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Technology from
the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in Old Westbury, NY. In 2010 he achieved a
Certified Sustainable Building Advisor distinction from NYIT’s Manhattan Campus, and in
2017 received a Certified Passive House Tradesperson certification from the Association
for Energy Affordability in Bronx, NY.
About: Aleksandra Zatorska
Head of Product- Dextall Studio at Dextall,
She has a background in
architecture and product design. She holds a summa cum laude master’s degree in
architecture from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), a prestigious institution
renowned for its excellence in architectural education.
In recognition of her outstanding achievements and potential, Aleksandra was named to
Metropolis magazine’s Future100 list, which celebrates the top 50 interior design and 50
architecture students graduating in North America.
Aleksandra is also an active researcher, having conducted a Virtual Reality study on the
impact of interior characteristics on human emotional responses. This research was a
part of her design thesis and was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Randy Stout,
Director of the Center for Biomedical Innovation.
In addition to her work in architecture and research, Aleksandra has expanded her
practice to include product design and digital marketing. She is passionate about
helping organizations analyze customer behavior and strategize their product
development to create successful and meaningful products that connect with
consumers. With her multifaceted expertise and innovative mindset, Aleksandra is set
to contribute significant contributions to the fields of architecture, design, and business.