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About Us

 

WHO WE ARE

  • LEED consultants based in Los Angeles, CA
  • Full service green building consulting firm: LEED Project Management, Commissioning (Cx) & Energy Modeling
  • Expert consulting and high quality work product, at a competitive price
  • We develop long term relationships with our clients
  • Our Name: “Verdical” comes from “verd” the Latin root of “green,” and plays on the word “vertical”
  • Experience on 75+ LEED projects
  • Fully Insured
  • Our team designations include: LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, CxA, Assoc. AIA, PE, GGP, CPA
  • Envison. Create. Sustain. Imagine tomorrow with us.
  • Team of 6 full time employees and 4 contract staff
  • Certified Small Business: California Department of General Services, County of Los Angeles
  • 1% for the Planet Member Company: we walk the talk, donating 1% of our annual sales, not just profits, to environmental organizations
  • 10% Service Discount: available for projects located in developing countries (as defined by the IMF World Economic Outlook Report), as well as to other 1% for the Planet Member Companies
  • A California Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Founded in 2012

 

 

VG CULTURE


 

OUR PARTNERS

 

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Projects



General Electric <br> Capital
Los Angeles <br /> Better Buildings <br /> Challenge
Pankow Regional <br /> Sustainability Manager
LA Valley College <br /> Community Services <br /> Center
LA City College <br /> Plant Operations <br /> Building
ANEW <br> National Project Management
A Community <br> of Friends
Municipal Green Building <br> Conference & Expo
Arcadia <br> Mental Health Center
Colorado <br /> Creative Studios
Kaiser Permanente <br> Murrieta Mapleton MOB
Seagate <br> Media Research Center 2
Miramar College<br>Administration Building
North Hills <br> Wellness Center
Hogan Lovells
LA Valley College <br /> Valley Glen <br /> Gateway Building
Cisco, San Jose Campus
Johnson & Johnson
SoCal Edge
South Whittier Public Library

 
 

SELECTED CLIENTS

 

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Services

Verdical Group is a full service green building consulting firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California. We provide our clients with expert LEED consultant services and accept projects anywhere in the world. Call us to discuss the specifics of your project – we’re happy to serve as a resource for you.

  • LEED PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • COMMISSIONING (Cx)
  • ENERGY MODELING
  • PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
  • EVENT PRODUCTION

LEED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We are expert LEED consultants with deep experience managing LEED projects in all rating systems including: BD+C (new construction), ID+C (commercial interiors), and O+M (existing buildings). We have v2, v3 and v4 project experience on a wide array of building types for world class clients including: Cisco, General Electric, JLL, Johnson & Johnson, Ramada Inn, and Seagate. All our staff hold LEED credentials and provide expert guidance on the ever-changing LEED requirements.

COMMISSIONING (Cx)

Whether you’re completing building commissioning for CALGreen code compliance, or LEED requirements, Verdical Group’s expert team of certified Commissioning Agents can help. We take a collaborative approach to the commissioning process with the goal of delivering a high performing and efficient building to the building Owner. Our commissioning clients include: the County of Los Angeles, Abbot Construction, H. Hendy & Associates, and JLL.

ENERGY MODELING

Modeling building energy performance is an important tool when iterating a high performance building design. The Verdical Group team has deep energy modeling experience that allows us to efficiently deliver modeled performance throughout the design process, ensuring the team’s energy performance goals are achieved.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Verdical Group manages high profile, utility funded programs that deliver market transforming results in the energy and water efficiency space. Verdical Group program management clients include the Department of Energy (DOE), LA Better Buildings Challenge program, and Architecture 2030.

EVENT PRODUCTION

Go big or go home. Verdical Group helps produce three large annual green building events in Southern California each year: USGBC-LA’s Municipal Green Building Conference & Expo (MGBCE) and Verdical Group’s Net Zero Conference and Biomimicry Conference. Our events attract 700+ attendees to hear thought leaders discuss the cutting edge of green building design and construction.

 

 

OUR EXPERTISE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We efficiently manage projects and teams while always connecting our day-to-day work back to the bigger picture – completing projects that have a positive environmental impact.

BIOMIMICRY

We believe that nature is our greatest teacher, having adapted to changing conditions for 3.8 billion years. That’s a lot of R&D, and why we study nature to inform our design decisions.

LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE

The Living Building Challenge rating system is reserved for a select few ultra-high performing, beyond LEED Platinum projects, that achieve both net zero energy and net zero water performance.
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Team

Drew Shula,<br />Founder & Principal
Emily Hand,<br />Project Manager
Diana Chen,<br>Project Manager
Frank Hooks,<br />Commissioning<br />Specialist
Sofia Siegel,<br />Associate<br />Project Manager
Brittany Saulsbury,<br>Marketing & Operations<br>Associate
Erick Penarrieta,<br>Director of<br>Accounting

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Upcoming events

NET ZERO 2016: ENERGY + WATER + WASTE

DATE:
Friday August 19, 2016
8:00 am — 12:00 pm

LOCATION:
SoCalGas®
Energy Resource Center
9240 Firestone Blvd
Downey, CA 90241

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News

Biomimicry Hike with Janine Benyus
Company Updates & Register for Net Zero 2016
USGBC-LA MGBCE Highlight Video
VG Attends Living Future<br> unConference in Seattle
Biomimicry Conference<br> Featured on Building Green
VG Volunteer Day:<br> LA River Cleanup
15th Annual Municipal<br> Green Building Conference & Expo
VG Principal Drew Shula<br>Speaks at UCLA Social Innovation Week
Biomimicry Conference<br>featured on HKS Architects Blog
Verdical Group<br>Featured on GB&D Magazine
Apply Today: VG Internship Program
Biomimicry Conference Recap<br> Featured on Form Magazine
Biomimicry 2016:<br> Event Highlights & Video
VG Certified as a<br> City of LA Green Business
Biomimicry 2016 Conference<br>Featured on Biomimicry.net
Drew Shula Speaking at <br>Counting Down to (Net) Zero
We’re Hiring! – Senior Project Manager
VG Quarterly<br> Newsletter
Sofia Siegel Selected as<br>Greenbuild Session Reviewer
Join Us at<br>Biomimicry 2016
AMHC Featured on<br> USGBC National Website
VG Sponsors<br>Net Positive Conference
VP Biden Visits<br>New VG Office
SD Miramar<br> College Project<br> Achieves LEED Gold
VG Featured in<br>Urban Land Magazine Article
VG Co-sponsors DC Greenbuild Party
Drew Shula Selected for<br>Greenbuild 2016 LA Host Committee
GE Project Featured on<br>USGBC National Website
Inspiring a Net Zero Future <br> — Event Highlights & Video
VG Launches New Website
VG Social Media: Connect With Us!
Greenbuild 2014 New Orleans
VG Featured in <BR> “CLAVE!” Article
Nearly 1 Million Pounds<br>Diverted from PIMCO HQ
VG Event: <br> Net Zero Energy Buildings — The Future is Now
Craft Media Article:<br> VG Launches in LA
VG About Us Video
VG Featured in <br> Forbes Article
 
 

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