HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS
GCG brings expertise and insight into emerging green building practices and technologies that provide a unique perspective for clients pursuing green building certification or sustainable business initiatives. Her demonstrated experience in sustainable program development and management helps to guide project teams through the strategic planning, documentation, and certification processes. Having consulted on 80 projects ranging in building type such as multifamily residential, commercial office buildings, retail, higher education facilities and government buildings, industrial warehouses, K-12 schools, hospitality and healthcare, GCG is a leader in the green building certification field.
GCG has demonstrated experience with green building rating systems such as the US Green Building Council’s LEED rating system, WELL Building Standard, SITES, the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes certification program, EPA’s ENERGY STAR, and the Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS). GCG continues to participate on the National Technical Committee for CHPS today and has contributed to updates to the last two versions of the LEED Rating System.
Green Building Rating Systems:
The Greenwood Consulting Group, LLC (GCG) can help your organization or institution, generate a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions inventory of all operational emissions. Together the performance goals of your organization will be determined and a roadmap toward emissions reduction will be our deliverable. Through a collaborative process, we will develop a roadmap that meets your emissions reduction target through tangible actions that make sense for your organization. GCG has experience reporting climate commitments to the American Colleges & Universities Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) now called Second Nature, New York City’s PlaNYC, The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and others.
The Greenwood Consulting Group (GCG) can help your company develop strategic sustainable business solutions or initiatives that are designed to meet the needs of your organization long-term with tangible milestones, such as:
Policy for procurement of office supplies, furniture, catering or nutrition needs, and healthy building standards.
Tenant improvement guidelines that optimize energy efficiency, reduced waste, improve indoor occupant health and wellbeing.
Green housekeeping practices that uses eco-friendly cleaning products, equipment and methodologies that result in positive tenant feedback.
GCG can review your product and generate marketing materials that support compliance with the LEED™ or CHPS Rating systems.
Evaluate occupant satisfaction with regard to thermal and acoustic comfort as well as other criteria.
Benchmark energy usage of a property to inform decisions around building operations while also pursuing an ENERGY STAR® rating.
Assess greenhouse gas emissions associated with operations and generate roadmap to reduce these emissions.
Let GCG develop a corporate social responsibility plan customized for your organization.