BJAC’s Design Leader Earns LEED Certification

Charlotte, NC, July 02, 2009 --( Dan Fields, principal at BJAC, pa (, an architectural firm that offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects, has announced Mark Sealy, design leader and manager of the Charlotte office has been certified as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This professional certificate recognizes individuals with extensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles as well as a familiarity with LEED requirements, resources and processes. LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.

Sealy coordinates and develops the efforts of the firm’s designers for education, healthcare, research and municipal projects. He has more than 20 years of industry experience and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Sealy is a member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) and the Council for Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI).

“We congratulate Mark on achieving this important industry accreditation,” said Fields. “Through this accreditation, our firm can better promote sustainable design to our clients.”

About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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