Sustainability Specialist

Page Southerland Page Inc

Date: 1 week ago
City: Los Angeles, CA
Contract type: Full time
Page Southerland Page Inc

Responsible for providing sustainable design consulting services within the firm, primarily for projects seeking certification through LEED, but also serve as a subject matter expert within our Green Lab team. Includes developing design strategies, conducting building performance analysis, researching technical criteria and product data to support design decisions and integration of strategies/technologies for achieving high performance design.

Green Lab works as an integrated bridge between architecture and engineering to create higher performing, healthier, and more resilient buildings. Green Lab is a firm-wide resource responsible for elevating the discussion of performance and sustainability for all of our projects and measuring results to quantify our impact.


  • Leads sustainable design project management and third-party certification efforts

  • Support project teams and contractor-partners in the development of appropriate high performance design solutions:

    • gather climate data

    • research technologies

    • conduct building performance analysis including shoebox energy models, solar radiation studies, daylight analysis, PV generation potential and wind studies

    • prepare presentation materials and/or report summarizing analysis results and recommendations

  • Participate in project team meetings to facilitate intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary communication and collaboration

  • Contribute to training and development of technical staff through internal education and external opportunities

  • Maintain knowledge of sustainability, wellness and energy-related regulations / certification programs

  • Monitor, track and benchmark projects and goals

  • Consult with Director of Engineering and local Resource Director on appropriate staffing assignments and resource allocation

  • Participate in appropriate professional organization activities

  • Develop relationships with internal and external clients through personal contacts, participation in conferences and presentation of lecture material

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