Team Accreditations



U.S. Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council was formed in 1993 with the goal of promoting sustainability in the building and construction industry. LEED is administered by the U.S. Green Building Council./p>

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

LEED Green Associate LEED, standing for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a sophisticated rating system ran by the USGBC that measures a building’s efficiency. LEED Green Associates understand the basics of building operations and are knowledgeable in strategies to promote sustainability. Attaining the LEED Green Associate certification is the first step towards becoming a LEED Accredited Professional.
AWARDED TO Sarah Hamoui, Jessica Wright
The understanding of a LEED Accredited Professional goes beyond the basics of building systems to hone in on a particular field of expertise. The LEED AP Operations and Maintenance designation implies an advanced knowledge of resource efficiency, building operations, and sustainable strategies.
AWARDED TO Jeff Benavides, Mital HallGary Shlifer, Alexa Stone
Similar to Building Design and Construction, the LEED AP Homes designation is awarded to individuals who are familiar with residential design and building processes and understand methods to reduce energy and waste involved with neighborhood construction.
AWARDED TO Gary Shlifer
LEED Building Design and Construction includes a further specialization, the LEED for New Construction. This rating system applies to all new buildings so they are built in accordance to strict environmentally friendly and occupant safe guidelines. The LEED AP NC credential grants the individual a wide breadth of environmentally responsible construction techniques, such as increased waste diversion.
AWARDED TO Alberto BriosoMichael Kuk, Gary ShliferRains VickeryJennifer Webb
LEED Interior Design and Construction also includes specialization in New Construction. Professionals who maintain this designation specialize in commercial interior design and construction. New and improved commercial interiors result in healthier and more productive workplaces.
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AWARDED TO Kathy Jax



Green Building Initiative (GBI)

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit designed to inspire sustainability in the building construction field. This organization is responsible for the facilitation of the Green Globes building rating program.

Green Globes Professional (GGP)

In order to be eligible for certification, a Green Globes Professional (GGP) must have several years of experience in building design, operations, energy efficiency, and sustainability. A GGP provides insight and guides teams through the Green Globes building rating program.
AWARDED TO Jeff Benavides

Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI)

The Institute for Sustainable infrastructure is a nonprofit organization, chartered to help communities build a more sustainable infrastructure. It developed and now maintains Envision, a rating system for the sustainability of civil infrastructure.

Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP)

The ISI offers a training program and exam leading to ENV SP accreditation. Professionals achieving this designation use Envision system metrics to evaluate infrastructure sustainability. This guides project decisions that consider environmental impact while evaluating materials and processes throughout the project lifecycle. The Envision system also facilitates stakeholder discussions focused on resource stewardship.
AWARDED TO Sarah HamouiAlexa Stone



International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP)

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) was founded in 2007 based on the desire connect sustainability leaders around the world.

ISSP Sustainability Professional

The ISSP Sustainability Professional Certificate evaluates an individual on the core competencies of sustainability, which signifies a superior knowledge base of sustainable techniques and strategies.
AWARDED TO Jeff Benavides

International Facility Managment Association (IFMA)

The International Facility Management Association was founded in 1980 and is the largest and most known facility management association in the world. The goal of this organization is to enhance facility management practices globally.

Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP)

Becoming a Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) comes with a knowledge base consisting of operational efficiency, productivity, and sustainability. SFPs are able to incorporate sustainable, planet-conscious strategies into facilities by leading and guiding teams of other dedicated professionals.
AWARDED TO Alexa Stone

Project Management Institute (PMI)

The Project Management is an organization committed to management professionalism.

Project Management Professional (PMP)

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a highly valued credential. PMPs have the superior skill base to lead projects of any size towards success. Time, human resources, quality, and many other management skills are within the expertise of a PMP.
AWARDED TO Mital Hall

American Institute of Architects

The AIA is a professional association of licensed architects along with key stakeholders, including those entering the profession. It was founded in 1857 and is now based in Washington, D.C.

Registered Architect

Registered Architects have completed the Architect Registration Examination (ARE), a comprehensive skill and knowledge assessment relevant to every aspect of the practice of architecture.
AWARDED TO Jennifer Webb

American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene is responsible for certifying industrial hygienists. This not-for-profit organization strives to provide education on environmental health and safety.

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

A Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is a rather exclusive credential. It requires years of experience with industrial systems in addition to a strong higher education in science. By understanding how industrial systems work, a CIH manages toxicology, indoor environmental quality, as well as oversees the occupation safety of mechanical personnel.
AWARDED TO Alberto Brioso

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is responsible for licensing and regulating mold assessors and mold remediators.

State of Florida Mold Inspector

A Mold Assessor is able accurately utilize technology to discover areas of moisture and water intrusion. This credential, recognized by the state of Florida, acknowledges the experience and knowledge needed in a Mold Assessor.
AWARDED TO Alberto Brioso

Florida Water Star

Florida Water Star is a water conservation program that educates people on how to use water responsibly and efficiently.

Florida Water Certification

This special accreditation was originally designed for landscape and irrigation personnel. Florida Water APs understand how to use water responsibly for landscaping for both residential and commercial purposes.
AWARDED TO Jessica Wright