the professionals

portfolio for the advanced education of professionals who advocate responsible environmental stewardship



Who Are Sustainable Professionals?

  First, we should not assume that all professionals who practice sustainability, or environmental stewardship, must be recognized or […]

Not All Green Buildings are Created Equal

Yes, it’s true not all green buildings are created equal. For example, consider a commercial development where the developer decides […]

A Word About Green Building Performance

Professionals provide certifiable buildings in accordance with green building codes or green rating systems, and the specific requirements […]

Green Trend Forecasting

The following article was published by Shawn Hesse, with Emersion Design and the 2008 Chair of the USGBC […]

LEED versus Green

The following article was published by Greg Raffio, LEED AP, with Heapy Engineering. Three years ago, my team […]

Integrated Design Process

The following article was published by Chad Edwards, RA, LEED AP, an Associate at Emersion Design and serves […]

Why Bother with LEED Certification

The following article was published by Michael Senger, LEED AP, is a Mechanical Engineer with Heapy Engineering. Involved […]

U.S. Green Building Council

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC): The U.S. Green Building Council was founded in 1993 by Rick Fedrizzi, David […]

National Association of Home Builders

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is a trade association that helps […]

Green Websites and Blogs for the Professionals

              Organizations, Associations and Councils: U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Green Building […]