Jason Cole Earns LEED Accredited Professional Certification
Bob Moore Construction Team Member Earns Accreditation for LEED Rating Systems from U.S. Green Building Council
ARLINGTON, TEXAS - April 14, 2008 - Bob Moore Construction's Jason Cole has earned his certification as a LEED Professional Accreditation through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The USGBC's LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.
LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, providing building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings' performance.
LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) are those industry experts who have demonstrated their knowledge of the LEED Rating Systems through successful completion of certification testing. LEED APs have the knowledge and expertise to facilitate the integrated design process and streamline LEED certification for their projects.
Jason Cole earned his LEED AP certification after participating in the US Green Building Council's north Texas chapter study group in Dallas. Along with this certification, Jason's industry involvement includes his memberships in the North Texas chapter of USGBC and QUOIN, the north and east Texas chapter of AGC, where he currently serves as Vice Chair of QUOIN's Young Constructors Council.
"Our formal involvement with the LEED AP program and the US Green Building Council is a natural next step for Bob Moore Construction, "Jason said. "Over the past several years we've delivered a wide range of environmental enhancements with many of our projects. Some of those have included creative engineering to facilitate rainwater recapturing and recycling and powerful stormwater retention systems for buildings near high-pollution settings and recycling of materials removed during demolition, for example. We have an established track record of green and environmentally friendly construction practices.
"My status as a LEED AP and our membership with the USGBC takes our efforts to the next level," Jason added. "Now we can expand our environmental practices and services offered, formalize our efforts with the appropriate documentation and deliver buildings that capitalize on environmental efficiencies and various financial incentives offered by state and local communities. We will be helping our clients to improve their bottom lines over the life cycles of the buildings and to serve the larger good of operating environmentally responsible facilities, which benefit everyone."
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More information on Bob Moore Construction, the USGBC and the LEED certification program:
- Press Release: Bob Moore Construction Receives 2009 AGC Merit Award
- Press Release: Pioneer 360 Business Center Receives LEED Gold Core & Shell Certification
- Press Release: Bob Moore Construction Completes First LEED Gold Certification-Pending Core and Shell Industrial Project in Texas for Flaherty Development
- Article - Texas: A Case Study for the Importance of LEED Green Building Standards
- Project Profile: Pioneer 360 Business Center - Arlington, Texas
- Press Release: Demolition Begins on Festival Marketplace Mall in Arlington, Texas
- Press Release: Bob Moore Construction Becomes First U.S. Green Building Council North Texas Chapter Platinum Member
- Press Release: Jason Cole Earns LEED Accredited Professional Certification from U.S. Green Building Council
- Press Release: Bob Moore Construction Joins U.S. Green Building Council
- LEED Green Building Certification and Bob Moore Construction
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A recipient of the QUOIN / AGC General Contractor of the Year Award, the TEXO / AGC Summit Award for Construction Excellence and the Texas Building Branch-AGC Outstanding Construction Award, Bob Moore Construction has been one of the most respected commercial construction companies in Texas since 1946. An industry leader in tilt-up construction, the company was the first general contractor in the United States to be formally certified as a TCA Certified Company by the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). Bob Moore Construction was also one of the first general contractors in North Texas to be accepted into the OSHA Local Partnership program in recognition of its superior safety program. The company's portfolio includes a wide range of commercial buildings, from warehouses and distribution centers to office buildings and retail stores. Whether it is providing general contractor, design / build or construction management services, Bob Moore Construction's goal remains the same: to deliver quality construction projects on time and in budget. Bob Moore Construction is a member of TEXO / Associated General Contractors of America, American Concrete Institute and a sustaining member of the TCA.
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