Verdical Groups’ fifth annual Net Zero Conference was highlighted in June 2018 edition of the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) Zero Energy Leader, a prominent publication within the building industry. ILFI is a major partner of NZ18, the nation’s largest net zero building conference, and we are glad to have the conference highlighted as a leading event in the sustainability space.
SBC Magazine recently published a case study of ZNE in California that portrays VG as a leader in the net zero space. SBC Magazine discusses VG’s years of educating the building industry with the Net Zero Conference, the nation’s largest net zero building conference as well as VG’s extensive expertise on the subject as demonstrated by Founder & Principal Drew Shula’s interview in the article. You can read the full article here.
VG Project Manager Sofia Siegel, who recently authored this comprehensive write-up on upcoming net zero energy code changes across California, has been republished by sustainability giant GreenBiz! The article, now live on GreenBiz’s website, can be found here.
Wolters Kluwer’s latest Energy Design Update newsletter features Verdical Group’s Net Zero Conference and insights into the ZNE movement from Founder & Principal Drew Shula. The article, entitled “2020 is Around the Corner. How Close is California to Meeting its Net Zero Energy Goals?” explores California’s readiness to meet upcoming ZNE design, construction, and operation mandates that are scheduled to go into effect in 2020. Check out the full PDF of the article here.
VG’s annual Net Zero Conferences and Founder & Principal, Drew Shula, were featured in a recent article published by ProudGreenHome. The article presents a case study of the Jacobson House, a Zero Net Energy (ZNE) single family residential project in Northern California, and focuses on the growing ZNE movement. ProudGreenHome also highlighted VG’s annual Net Zero Conferences as the nation’s premier and largest annual ZNE event, which many organizations, like the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), have partnered with. The article can be viewed on ProudGreenHome’s website here, or in .PDF format here.
VG Founder & Principal Drew Shula is featured and quoted in the “Sustainable Living” section of USA Today’s printed edition, which was released on March 29th, 2018. The article entitled “Designers, Contractors, and Individuals Work to Reduce Energy Use”, which can be viewed below, highlights green building design and construction, USGBC-LA’s Municipal Green Building Conference & Expo (MGBCE 2018), and Verdical Group’s work in the sustainable building space.
VG’s Founder & Principal, Drew Shula, was featured in an article published by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). As a speaker at ILFI’s upcoming 2018 Living Future unConference in Portland, Oregon, Drew will be speaking about our Verdical Group B Corp certification journey and what it takes to be a socially and environmentally responsible, for-profit enterprise.
In a new press release, PR Newswire highlighted Prolacta Bioscience’s recent LEED Gold Certification on their 40,338 square foot headquarters in Duarte, California. Verdical Group provided LEED Project Management (ID+C v3) and Commissioning (Cx) services that helped push the project to acheive LEED Gold certification when Prolacta’s original target was the LEED Certified level of certification.
VG is proud to see our LEED v3 Gold Prolacta Headquarters project has been published in USGBC’s Project Directory. VG provided LEED Project Management and Commissioning services on this project for our partners AC Martin, TK1SC, and Driver SPG. Check out how we helped this project exceed its initial LEED Silver Target, and achieved Gold certification, by reading the full profile here.
The Santa Monica Mirror recognizes the importance of creating a greener built environment and attended Verdical Group’s Net Zero 2017 Conference on August 24th, 2017 in order to understand how we build a net zero future. In an article released shortly after the conference, the Santa Monica Mirror outlines major points made by keynote speakers Senator Kevin de León and Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris about the changing California building codes and implementing net zero solutions on a local level, respectively. For the full, comprehensive write-up on net zero definition, implementation, and goals, please read the article here.