BJAC Releases Podcast on the LEED Certification Process

Designer Tapati Bose Discusses Benefits of Sustainable Building

Raleigh, NC, October 06, 2011 --( Dan Fields, AIA, principal and CMO at BJAC, pa (, an architectural firm offering professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects, has announced the release of a podcast on the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED certification process. In this podcast, Designer Tapati Bose discusses the various aspects of the leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) certification process and the benefits of using LEED for architects. LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification of a project’s environmentally conscious features and green design. This podcast can be found at:

“At BJAC, we understand the importance of creating building projects for the health and wellbeing of future generations. Thus, we consider energy and environmental issues part of every project’s design using programs such as the USGBC’s LEED certification,” said Bose. “The LEED certification process is an excellent third-party tool to validate a sustainable building project.”

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- For more information on the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification process, visit

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, FAIA, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). Most recently, the firm was awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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