Spring Update: NZ19 | Greener Events | Healthy Materials



The Net Zero Conference & Expo is coming! 

On October 2—October 4, 2019the world’s largest net zero energy, water, waste, transit, and carbon event will welcome up to 2,000 attendees to the Los Angeles Convention Center. 




Did you know that, in addition to our green building consulting work, Verdical Group offers sustainable event production services? From program development and venue selection to onsite staffing, we’ve got you covered.

Visit our new Verdical Events website to see our full list of services, browse our past events, and contact our event planning team.





Verdical Group provides materials transparency documentation and healthy materials selection services. We’re currently working with several companies, including the Scandinavian furniture designer Muuto, to source information required to register Declare labels through the International Living Future Institute.

As part of this service, we’re coordinating with MUUTO’s suppliers to ensure materials information is captured and transparently reported to consumers. Other clients include Knoll, KBM Hogue, and AM Cabinets.

Self Storage One
Designed by Thom Mayne’s globally recognized architecture firm m0rphosis, the Self Storage One project is approximately 55,000 square feet of commercial self-storage warehouse space, with three adjoining residential units.

Verdical Group is providing LEED Project Management, Energy Modeling, CALGreen Commissioning, and LEED Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning services for this innovative project, which is pursuing LEEDv4 BD+C Gold Certification.




Noelle Ticman | Sustainability Intern
We’re pleased to welcome Noelle to our team! A LEED GA and Google Analytics pro, Noelle comes to VerdicalGroup with impressive cross-sector experience — not to mention her great energy and passion for sustainability!

As our Sustainability Intern, she will be assisting our Project Management team with certification projects, as well as supporting our Marketing team with social media, blogs, and analytics. She will also be helping to organize and promote our Net Zero 2019 Conference & Expo. Noelle previously worked at Davita Healthcare Partners, where she led the Village Green Team.





Charles Pankow Builders and Verdical Group share a sustainable office space in Pasadena, CA. This month, we wrote about some of the incredible projects—building and otherwise—that we’ve worked with Pankow on over the last six years.
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It’s #BCorpMonth! Verdical Group is proud to be a B Corporation, legally committed to consider the impact of our business decisions on our workers, customers, suppliers, community, and environment. By buying from, working for, and doing business with B Corps, you can vote with your dollar and make every day election day.



Quarterly team hikes are a big part of our culture here at Verdical Group.

We kicked off the year with a beautiful hike on the Devil’s Gate Dam trail at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Visit our website to learn more about life at Verdical Group:






Winter Update: We’re Hiring | See Our Robin Hood Gala Video


Are you an inspired change maker with daylight and energy modeling experience? Apply to join our team! 

Verdial Group is seeking a qualified Energy Analyst & Associate Project Manager to support our growing Project Management team.




A Visionary Client
LADWP is the nation’s largest municipal utility and a leader in the green building space. They engaged VG to conduct a study of the 21 most widely-used green building rating systems. The groundbreaking research will allow LADWP to better determine which system(s) are a fit for each of their properties.

VG was also brought on to support LADWP as they pursue WELL, LEED, Net Zero, and JUST certifications across multiple projects.

And The Winner Is…
Verdical Group provided Net Zero Consulting and a Renewable Energy Assesment for The Recording Academy’s Santa Monica Facility.

The Recording Academy has produced the GRAMMY Awards since 1958.

Their 65,000 square-foot office is targeting net zero energy performance through energy conservation measures and the installation of solar panels.



Hosted annually, the Robin Hood Gala is Verdical Group’s signature event designed to support our community through thoughtful philanthropy.

This year’s Gala benefited the Skid Row Housing Trust, a 501(c)(3) organization that offers more than 1,800 homes to individuals who have experienced homelessness. Thank you to all who attended—check out the highlights from the night below.



Chloe Woodruff | Marketing Manager
Chloe has joined VG’s team as our newest member! As the Marketing team lead, she is responsible for implementing innovative marketing strategies across our brand.

Having worked as the Communications Associate at Urban Green Council, the New York affiliate of the USGBC, and as the Digital Media & Communications Associate at the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge, Chloe comes to VG with experience in marketing, design, and the green building industry. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban & Environmental Policy from Occidental College.






Beanies in hand, Verdical Group headed to Chicago in November for the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, where we co-hosted the late-night Greenbuild After Party for the fourth consecutive year. We loved catching up with old friends and making new ones—the sessions weren’t bad, either!

Read About VG x Greenbuild


It’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day. Aggregating metrics across our projects helps our team at Verdical Group see the bigger picture—by quantifying the energy and water savings, waste diversion, and educational impact of our projects, we stay motivated and driven to do the crucial environmental work we do every day.

See How We’re Doing


Verdical Group’s beautiful Sunset Las Palmas project was featured in the Business section of the Los Angeles Times print edition. The greenhouse-inspired studio, which is targeting LEED BD+C v3 Gold certification, will function as an office space for the city’s creative leaders.

Read the Article


‘Tis the Season! Verdical Group was thrilled to attend the Young Professionals in Energy, Johnson Fain, AC Martin, Passive House, and Living Building Challenge LA Holiday Parties and USGBC LA’s Green Gala. Wonderful people, great conversation, and beautiful (green!) decorations—well done all around! Thank you to our clients for a wonderful 2018, we look forward to seeing you next year. 






VG’s Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring has sprung and we’re ready to #SpreadTheVerd! VG’s Spring 2018 Newsletter, hot off the presses, highlights our ever-expanding list of credentials and services as well as the upcoming submission deadline for prospective speakers at the Net Zero 2018 Conference (NZ18). Join our mailing list to make sure you don’t miss out on future updates. The full newsletter can be viewed here.

VG’s Winter 2017 Newsletter

Verdical Group’s winter newsletter, just minted and distributed to our building industry friends, is packed with holiday cheer, project and company updates, Net Zero 2018 (NZ18) news, and much more! Join our mailing list to get in on the action. The full newsletter can be viewed here. Happy Holidays, and don’t forget to #SpreadTheVerd!

Verdical Group Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary with B Corp Certification

Verdical Group celebrated it’s 5-year Anniversary by becoming a certified B Corporation. Certified by the non-profit B Laboratory to meet their rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency for businsesses, Verdical Group joins the global B-Corp family that includes over 2,200 companies in 50 countries worldwide. Read more

VG Announces Net Zero 2017 Speakers

Verdical Group is proud to announce the stellar lineup of speakers and keynotes presenting at our 4th Annual Net Zero 2017 Conference: Energy + Water + Waste. The announcement was made in a newsletter, which also features detailed information about the two shoulder workshops that will be held the day before and the day after the conference by the International Living Future Institute and New Buildings Institute. Check out who will be speaking at the nation’s largest net zero building event by reading the newsletter here.

Net Zero 2017 Conference


Verdical Group distributed an e-newsletter today that focuses on the Net Zero 2017 Conference. This newsletter calls for VG’s subscribers to submit an abstract to speak at the conference, announces the Happy Hour in the Hall that will occur post-event, and discusses VG’s highly respected non-profit conference partners. Check out the full newsletter here.

Our Positive Impact & More

Verdical Group is proud to share the positive social and environmental impact our company has made in our spring quarterly newsletter. Other features of this special edition newsletter include LEED Gold project completion updates, Net Zero 2017 Conference information, a VG new hiring announcement, and more. Check out the full newsletter here!

Q4 Firm Updates

The Verdical Group quarterly newsletter was just published and its packed with the latest company updates. Our new Living Building Challenge project is highlighted, some of our recently completed LEED projects are discussed, and two VG team members, Holly and Drew, are recognized as recent award-winners! Check out the full newsletter here.