ECOR® | The Shape of Green to Come ™
ECOR® is an innovative environmental core technology offering an extensive new generation of highly versatile, strong, lightweight, three-dimensional engineered molded fiber (3dEMF) panel products manufactured from an almost unlimited variety of readily-available, low-cost and underutilized raw material sources.
Founder - Chairman
Robert L. Noble
- Noble Environmental Technologies Corporation
- Envision Solar International, Inc.,
- Noble Group, Inc.,
- Eco Investment Network International, Inc.,
- Architects For Life,
Robert Noble is an architect, environmental designer, industrial designer and environmental technology entrepreneur (“ecopreneur”), and has been the recipient of numerous regional and national awards for his industrial and architectural designs, and green technology innovations. Over his 29 year career, he and/or his work has been awarded Entrepreneur Magazine’s Environmental Innovator of the Year, the Edison Award for Environmental Achievement and “Best of What’s New” – Popular Science 100 Best of 1993, and awards from the American Institute of Architects, the Urban Land Institute and many others.
He attended UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, Harvard Graduate School of Design and Harvard Business School, and Cambridge University Graduate Department of Architecture. He is well known in the San Diego area as the past CEO of Tucker Sadler Architects, having led the turn-around and rebuilding of the 50 year old firm into the leading sustainable design firm in the region.
He is Founder and CEO of Envision Solar, which is positioned as the leading firm worldwide at the convergence of the solar photovoltaic, building/real estate and transportation industries. Envision Solar designs, engineers and installs photovoltaic solar parking arrays and other commercial and residential Solar Integrated Building Systems worldwide.
He is Past Chair of the US Green Building Council of San Diego, Past President of the American Institute of Architects of San Diego, Chairman of the Board of the California Center for Sustainable Energy, past Chair of the California American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment, past Board Member of The Old Globe Theatre, Member of the San Diego Regional Sustainability Partnership and current Chairman of the San Diego Downtown YMCA.
He and his work have been published extensively, and he has written over 40 articles regarding sustainable design, USBGC LEED™ Certification, emergency shelter for disaster relief, renewable energy and many other subjects. He has been a highly committed and vocal local, regional and national advocate of environmentally responsible manufacturing, design and planning, and low-cost, emergency and affordable housing for over 20 years.