Net Zero Conference takes Front Page in Energy Design Update

The front pages of Wolters Kluwer’s latest Energy Design Update 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 Net Zero Conference leads the ZNE Movement in ProudGreenHome Spotlight

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.

USA Today Feature

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. This article can also be viewed here.

Drew Shula Living Future 2018 Speaker Profile

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 the interview, Drew talks about founding Verdical Group, the growth the company has experienced, our environment-and-people-friendly operations, and our goal to inspire our clients to build the best possible future. Read the full article here.

PR Newswire Press Release: Prolacta LEED Gold

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.  Read more

Prolacta Bioscience Headquarters Published In USGBC Directory

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.

Santa Monica Mirror Covers NZ17

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.

NZ17 Host, IBEW-NECA, Post-Conference Newsletter

Verdical Group’s Net Zero 2017 Conference was held on August 24th, 2017 in Commerce, CA at IBEW-NECA’s Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute. The facility, a net zero plus building, housed the nearly 700 attendees during Net Zero 2017 and our IBEW-NECA hosts released a post-conference newsletter following the event. The newsletter includes photos, detailed descriptions outlining the day’s events, insights from the IBEW-NECA team, and much more. View IBEW-NECA’s full September newsletter here.

BOMA Attends NZ17

Verdical Group’s Net Zero 2017 Conference was the biggest and best yet. Among the nearly 700 attendees at the nation’s largest net zero building conference, were staff from BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) of the Greater Los Angeles Area. This BOMA article highlights morning keynote speaker Senator Kevin De León, and the IBEW-NECA Net Zero Plus facility where the conference was hosted. The full story can be read here.

NZ17 Keynote Kevin de León Receives Standing Ovation

Verdical Group’s Net Zero 2017 Conference made headlines in GreenHomeBuilder Magazine. Senator Kevin de León’s Morning Keynote address received a standing ovation from the room of nearly 700 attendees, and the article, found here, also features a full audio recording of Senator De León’s speech at the nation’s largest net zero building conference. Kevin De León is the President of the California State Senate, and California is the sixth largest economy in the world.

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