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Meet GreenShape’s Newest Team Members

December 23rd, 2016

Angi Rivera, LEED Fellow, Assoc. AIA joined us as Managing Director/Senior Project Manager joined GreenShape in mid-2016. She has been busy meeting our current clients and developing enhanced Quality Assurance processes for our Proven Provider work. You may know Angi as an active member of the USGBC NCR chapter or from one of the many LEED user groups she has participated in over her fifteen-year sustainability management career. Formerly Regional Sustainability Practice Leader of one of the world’s largest A/E firms, Angi has managed sustainable design and planning projects for government and commercial projects globally. She provides a full range of sustainability services including daylight simulation daylight and sunlight analyses using IES <Virtual Environment. Angi and Iris have worked together on multiple EBOM projects and together they developed the AOC Sustainability and Energy Management Plan. Full bio>

 

Rene Brana, LEED AP BD+C, Project Manager, joined GreenShape in November, bringing more than eight years of experience across the realms of green building, corporate sustainability, sustainability reporting and operations management. He has helped Fortune 500 companies embed sustainability throughout their operations and is well versed across the sustainability management spectrum providing services including CDP Reporting, Newsweek Green Rankings, corporate sustainability reporting, and carbon footprinting. Rene’s experience encompasses multiple facets of sustainability including numerous LEED NC and LEED O&M projects. Rene has assumed a management role on several ongoing GreenShape projects over the past month. He is excited to begin a few of our new projects in 2017, including the Adelaide Davis Swing Space for DCPS and the SUNY Upstate Health & Wellness Center (UHWC), which is conveniently located near his hometown in upstate New York. Full bio>

Earth Day Hugs from Sibley Hospital

May 19th, 2014

 

This year we celebrated Earth Day with a LEED award party honoring the LEED Gold certification of the Sibley Radiation Oncology Center. Read more »

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Durability and Flexibility: Celebrating 10 years with Updated Materials

May 15th, 2014 | Related: ,

Last month GreenShape was proud to celebrate our company’s tenth anniversary

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The LEED 2014 Family Tree

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If you’re confused about the new nomenclature in LEED version 4, you’re not alone.

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GreenShape LEED Tip of the Month: DC’s Whole Building Energy Reporting and LEED

May 15th, 2014 | Related: ,

Energy Star Reporting is mandatory in DC.

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ASHRAE Standard 189.1 – The Green Standard

December 5th, 2012 | Related: ,

The latest green building standard: how it compares to LEED, and what it means for your project.

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LEED v4 Status Update

October 23rd, 2012 | Related:

The latest version of the LEED rating system (renamed LEED v4) is slated for release in 2013.

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The NEW Green Roof

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Cultivating urban agriculture as a part of the sustainability equation.

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Agriculture in the Urban Center

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Going beyond LEED & SSI to incorporate edibles into the built environment.

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The JBG Companies: Developer of the Year 2012

October 23rd, 2012 | Related:

GreenShape congratulates The JBG Companies for being named NAIOP’s 2012 Developer of the Year!