December 23, 2019 admin

VG Winter 2019 Update: Produce LA, Arts Club West Hollywood, Sunset Las Palmas Updates | We’re Hiring!

 

PROJECT UPDATES

Correction: In our previous newsletter, we highlighted the La Kretz Innovation Campus project, which recently became the first building to achieve both LEED v3 Platinum in New Construction & WELL v1 Gold Core and Shell certification. We should have noted previously that the LEED consultant on the project was BuroHappold and the WELL consultant on the project was A SustainaAble Production (ASAP). Verdical Group did not consult on LEED or WELL for this project. We apologize for this error. We would like to congratulate BuroHappold, ASAP, LADWP, and the entire design and construction team on this landmark project!

 

Arts Club West Hollywood

Verdical Group is working with Gardiner & Theobald Inc. to provide CALGreen Commissioning (Cx), as well as LEED Fundamental, Enhanced, and Envelope Commissioning (BECx), for the Arts Club project in West Hollywood, CA

Designed by Gensler with BuroHappold as MEP Engineer and LEED project manager, the 209,238-square-foot building will contain office space, retail units, guestrooms, and a parking garage. The project team is targeting LEED v4 BD+C Core & Shell Gold certification.

 

B Corp Champions Retreat

Verdical Group worked with Green Living to provide event planning services for B Lab’s annual B Corp Champions Retreat, held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles this September.

As the local event planning consultant, Our team was responsible for location scouting, venue coordination, securing carbon offsets, and developing a green transportation plan. B Lab is the body responsible for certifying B Corporations like Patagonia, Allbirds, The Good Company, and Verdical Group!

 

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NEWS

 

VG’s Sunset Las Palmas project recently won Silver in the “Unbuilt” category of the 2019 Commercial Property Executive Distinguished Achievement Awards. We’re providing LEED v4 Project Management, Energy Modeling, Daylight Modeling, and Savings By Design Incentive Management for House & Robertson Architects. Learn more here.

 

Urbanize LA recently posted an update on Produce LA, designed by EYRC Architects and developed by Continuum Partners. VG is working with Pankow to provide LEED v4 Project Management; CALGreen, LEED Fundamental, and LEED Enhanced Commissioning (Cx); Savings by Design Consulting; and a WELL Feasibility Assessment.
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The Perlita Passive House, a net-positive home in Atwater Village owned by Xavier and Shelle Gaucher, for which VG provided Living Building Challenge Petal Certification project management, won the Sustainable Innovation Honor Award in the Energy Category at USGBC-LA’s Green Gala this week.
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JUST 2.0 was launched by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) in May of this year. The updated labeling system includes new indicators and metrics for measuring organizations’ social justice and transparency practices.
What’s New with JUST 2.0?

 

ILFI recently published a beautiful case study of the Perlita Passive House, for which Verdical Group provided Living Building Challenge Petal Certification project management.
Learn more about this first-of-its-kind home.