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ABOUT US


 
 
 

WHO WE ARE

Verdical. n. an upward trend in positive environmental impact

  • Office Locations in Los Angeles and Pasadena, CA
  • Full service green building consulting firm: LEED, Living Building Challenge, and WELL 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 200+ LEED projects
  • Fully Insured
  • Our team designations include: LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, CxA, Assoc. AIA, PE, GGP, CPA, WELL AP
  • Envision. Create. Sustain. Imagine tomorrow with us.
  • Team of 6 full time employees and 6 contract staff
  • Certified Small Business: California Department of General Services, County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles
  • Certified Green Business: City 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
  • Founded in a California garage in 2012

 

 

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OUR PARTNERS

 

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Team

Drew Shula,<br />Founder & Principal
Holly Hill,<br />Director of<br />Sustainability
Frank Hooks,<br />Commissioning<br />Specialist
Sofia Siegel,<br />Project Manager
Brittany Saulsbury,<br>Project Manager
Martin Smith,<br />Associate<br />Project Manager
Hailyn Chun,<br />Operations Associate
Mahnaz Garcia,<br>Director of<br> Accounting

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Upcoming Events


Check out last year’s NZ16 conference video
NET ZERO 2017: ENERGY + WATER + WASTE

DATE:

Thursday August 24, 2017

LOCATION:

IBEW 11
Net Zero Plus Facility
6023 Garfield Ave
Commerce, CA 90040

 
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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.

  • CERTIFICATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • COMMISSIONING (Cx)
  • ENERGY MODELING
  • PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
  • SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTING
  • EVENT PRODUCTION

CERTIFICATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

No matter what green building rating system you’re interested in pursuing, our project managers have you covered — LEED, Living Building Challenge, WELL, CALGreen Tier 1 and Tier 2, Green Globes, GreenPoint Rated, BREEAM, SITES, Passive House. We have the deep expertise required to maximize the performance of your building through the rating system you elect to pursue.

LEED: VG has deep experience managing LEED projects in all rating systems including: BD+C (new construction / core and shell), ID+C (commercial interiors for tenant improvement projects), and O+M (existing buildings). We have LEED v2, v3 and v4 project experience gained through the years, on a wide array of building types for world class clients including: Cisco, General Electric, JLL, Johnson & Johnson, Ramada Inn, and Seagate. We even helped write the LEED v4 reference guide. All our staff hold LEED credentials and provide expert guidance on the ever-changing LEED requirements. Learn more about the LEED services we offer by going here.

LBC & WELL: The VG team has multiple WELL AP’s on staff and experience with the WELL Building Standard and conducting WELL Assessments, as well as project experience with the ultra-progressive Living Building Challenge rating system that requires net positive energy performance. Our firm Principal has been a member of the Living Building Challenge LA Collaborative Steering Committee since 2013, and has attended the Living Future unConference multiple times, while multiple VG team members serve on the Energy Committee of the Living Building Challenge Los Angeles Collaborative.

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. Our energy modeling clients include: PBK Architects, Colorado Creative Studios, and JLL.

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.

SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTING

The Verdical Group team of sustainability consultants take on corporate sustainability and reporting engagements such as corporate sustainability program management, net zero waste programs, net zero energy and net zero water assessments, and research projects. Our sustainability consulting clients include ANEW Foundation, A Community of Friends (ACOF), the Green Building Initiative, and the Pankow BLUE internal sustainability program.

EVENT PRODUCTION

Go big or go home. Verdical Group produces the nation’s largest Net Zero Conference dedicated to net zero energy, water and waste building design each year. VG has also produced several of the largest SoCal green building events including USGBC-LA’s Municipal Green Building Conference & Expo (MGBCE), the LA Better Buildings Challenge (LABBC) Technology Showcase, the LABBC Innovation Awards, and our own Biomimicry Conference. Our events attract 700+ building industry attendees to hear thought leaders discuss the cutting edge of green building design, construction, and technology.

 

 

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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SELECTED CLIENTS

 

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