Charlotte, NC, August 07, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Frank Brooks, AIA, ACHA, chairman and managing partner at FreemanWhite (www.freemanwhite.com), an architectural, engineering, interior design and consulting services firm for healthcare organizations in the United States, has announced that several members of the firm’s office staff have been certified as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professionals (AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Certified members include James Belvin, Amelia Cornwell, Monica Gannotta, Korla Kudjiku, Craig Leonard, David March, Leigh Ann Singley and Jennifer Tam.
The LEED 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.
“We are excited to announce the LEED certification of several of our staff at FreemanWhite’s Charlotte office,” said Brooks. “This is an important step in the evolution of building design, and our firm is taking proactive steps to expand into green building practices.”
FreemanWhite provides architectural, engineering, interior design and consulting services for healthcare organizations in the United States. Founded in 1892, the firm has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C. and San Diego, Calif. and employs more than 200 professionals. FreemanWhite has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being ranked as the largest North Carolina architectural firm in 2008 by the Triangle Business Journal, and the 13th best architecture firm to work for nationally in 2007 by ZweigWhite. The firm also received the Citation of Merit Award from Healthcare Design magazine for their work on Pitt County Memorial Hospital’s Pediatric Palliative Care Unit in Greenville, N.C. For more information, please visit www.freemanwhite.com or call (919) 782-0699.
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