Raleigh, NC, September 12, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Ned Jennings, principal at FreemanWhite, has announced that the firm’s director of Raleigh architecture, Curtis Chi, AIA, has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional designation. This professional credential recognizes individuals with extensive knowledge of LEED standards for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. As the director of Raleigh architecture at FreemanWhite, Chi supervises the architectural staff to ensure adequate resources are properly allocated for the office’s workload, coordinates with project managers to effectively schedule and manage project deadlines and budgets, participates in marketing and business development activities for the firm, and serves as a mentor to junior architects and interns.
“I am proud of Curtis’ achievement in earning LEED AP designation,” said Jennings. “We encourage all of our employees to expand their capabilities and become lifelong learners. Attainment of this professional credential demonstrates Curtis’ knowledge and commitment to green architecture, as well as FreemanWhite’s goal to further promote the importance of sustainable design.”
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. The firm has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being named the 2005 North Carolina AIA Firm of the Year, as well as the fifteenth largest healthcare firm in the United States in 2006 by Modern Healthcare magazine. For more information please visit http://www.freemanwhite.com or call 919-782-0699
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