Peter O’Hara, P.E., Senior Vice President, and Janis Asare-Bediako, Project Manager, of Engineering Consulting Services, Mid-Atlantic, LLC, (ECS) have joined the distinguished list of The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Accredited Professionals.
Under the U.S. Green Building Council guidelines, LEED® Accredited Professionals have a demonstrated understanding of the use and implementation of environmentally friendly, sustainable resources and practices for the engineering and construction industry.
“Becoming a LEED® savvy firm is just another natural progression for ECS. We have worked with clients on sustainable site selection, building and materials reuse, and indoor air quality well before LEED® became popular,” said O’Hara.
ECS, ranked as the 99th largest engineering firm in the United States for 2008 by ENR Magazine, is a diverse consulting firm specializing in the related fields of geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials engineering. They employ registered professional engineers and geologists, certified laboratory technicians, construction inspectors, field engineers, computer specialists and support personnel.