About

GreenShape is dedicated to educating our clients and the broader community in the practice of sustainable living.

We help development professionals create cost-effective, high-performance buildings in concert with the environment and assists organizations in operating more sustainably in alignment with their core values.

  • Experienced Sustainability Consultants — GreenShape brings extensive field experience guiding the sustainable development of over 250 green building and sustainability planning projects. We are experts in the application of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system and to date have helped 60 projects successfully meet or exceed their LEED certification goals.
  • Recognized Industry Leaders — GreenShape received the 2009 DC Mayor’s Environmental Award for Construction Development and was named a 2009 Top Environmental Organization by the Washington Business Journal. GreenShape Principal, Iris Amdur, served as subject matter expert for the drafting of the DC Green Building Act of 2006. Based on experience implementing LEED across all building types, GreenShape was hired to roll out the USGBC’s LEED for Schools rating system and to create the corresponding reference guide and training curriculum.
  • Local Small Business with a Global Reach — GreenShape is a woman-owned small business with LSDBE certification in the District of Columbia and New York. With a strong base of work in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, GreenShape has also supported projects in New York, West Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi and California. Our international work includes work in projects in Berlin, Zurich and Belgrade and the US Consulate Compound in Mumbai, India, for which GreenShape received a sustainability award from the US Department of State in 2006.