Green Building Certification Institute Status Acknowledges Group14’s Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator Denver, CO — September 21, 2015 — Today Group14 announced that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated Group14 as a LEED® Proven Provider™ for the BD+C rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process for experienced organizations that demonstrate consistent excellence in administering LEED projects. “Quality is at the core of the LEED certification process, and Group14 has exhibited expertise in helping to bring healthy, high-performing buildings to the market,” said Doug Gatlin, vice president of program delivery, USGBC and GBCI. “The LEED Proven Provider model represents a great partnership between Group14 and GBCI, because it allows GBCI to maintain a rigorous certification program and gives Group14 the opportunity to deliver LEED projects to its clients faster.” “We are excited to be recognized as one of the first Proven Provider organizations in Colorado. It is a testament to the quality of work and expertise provided by Group14 and we are eager to provide the service it affords to our clients.” Laura Charlier, LEED AP BD+C, Sustainability Team Leader and Owner. LEED Proven Provider is designed to encourage and reward high-quality LEED project submissions to minimize the need for additional work during the project review process. It represents an opportunity for Group14 and LEED reviewers to work together to enhance the LEED certification experience, simultaneously allowing Group14 to further invest in quality control and continuous improvement and allowing LEED reviewers more opportunities for direct engagement with and support for project teams. Recently certified LEED projects from Group14 include:
- Denver Housing Authority Mariposa Campus Phase IV, Denver, CO – LEED Platinum
- Mile High United Way, Denver, CO – LEED Gold
- Mead Town Hall and Fire Station, Mead, CO – LEED Gold
Organizations that demonstrate and maintain high-quality project submissions through LEED Proven Provider receive significant benefits, such as greater access to a LEED reviewer and recognition from USGBC for their sustained track record of high-quality project submissions. Group14 Engineering is an energy efficiency and sustainability consultant committed to personal, societal, and ecological prosperity. Our mission is to inspire better buildings where people thrive.