Exton, Pa. July 6, 2020
Lauren Burrell, Marketing Manager, and Lacey Lott, Pricing and Sustainability Manager, from Evolution Energy Partners (EEP) have earned the LEED Green Associate credential placing them among an elite group of leading professionals in the green building industry. As a credentialed professionals, Lauren and Lacey possess knowledge of green building practices and how to support others working on LEED projects.
The EEP team joins an international community of more than 201,000 who have earned a LEED credential and are helping projects save energy, use fewer resources, reduce pollution and contribute to healthier environments for their occupants and the community. LEED Green Associates must earn 15 hours of continuing education hours within two years of earning the credential.
“EEP wants to congratulate Lauren Burrell and Lacey Lott for achieving their LEED GA accreditation. Their efforts are a visible demonstration of the company’s commitment to our clients and their increasing need for a reliable source of advice in the areas of sustainability and overall ESG strategy. These new credentials are an added addition to EEP’s LEED professional team. EEP has incorporated LEED strategies into its practices for the past few years through our procurement and engineering divisions.”
– Chuck Hurchalla, President, EEP
Evolution Energy Partners (EEP) plans to incorporate the LEED rating system into our strategies and practices by:
- Procuring green energy for our clients, including Green-e RECs, carbon offsets, and local renewable generation.
- Designing and implementing energy efficiency projects that meet and exceed the scope of LEED guidelines
- Advocating the value of sustainability and triple-bottom line benefits of LEED initiatives
- Guiding customers through life-cycle analysis to demonstrate operational expenditure savings over the lifetime of the project
- Building commissioning
- Energy Star benchmarking
The LEED Green Associate program is one of several credentials administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally. The GBCI credentialing program uses rigorous test development best practices and requires ongoing maintenance to encourage credentialed professionals to participate in learning experiences that demonstrate continued competency and up-to-date industry knowledge. In addition to the LEED Green Associate credential, GBCI also administers the LEED AP with specialty credentials; the SITES AP credential for landscape design and development; the WELL AP credential, which focuses on human health and wellbeing in the built environment; and the Urban Greenhouse Gas Inventory Specialist credential that focuses on community-level greenhouse gas emissions inventory accounting. GBCI has received and maintained Personnel Certification accreditation from the American National Standards Institute since 2011. To learn more about EEP’s commitment to green building, visit www.evolutionep.com.
About Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)
GBCI is the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally. Established in 2008, GBCI exclusively administers project certifications and professional credentials and certificates within the framework of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating systems, as well as the PEER standard for power systems, the WELL building standard, the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES), Parksmart, EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies), TRUE Zero Waste certification, Investor Confidence Project (ICP) for energy efficiency retrofits and the GRESB benchmark, which is used by institutional investors to improve the sustainability performance of the global property sector. www.gbci.org.
About Evolution Energy Partners
Evolution Energy Partners (EEP) is a full-service energy management, engineering, and consulting firm offering best in class sustainability, energy efficiency, procurement, and analytical solutions. For more information about energy efficiency projects and cost savings through energy management contact firstname.lastname@example.org.