Net Zero 2017 Conference

Verdical Group distributed an e-newsletter today that focuses on the Net Zero 2017 Conference. This newsletter calls for VG’s subscribers to submit an abstract to speak at the conference, announces the Happy Hour in the Hall that will occur post-event, and discusses VG’s highly respected non-profit conference partners. Check out the full newsletter here.

VG’s Los Angeles City College Project Published on USGBC

Verdical Group worked with Pankow Builders and the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) to achieve LEED Silver for their City College building. The Los Angeles Community College District’s City College Physical Plant (Maintenance and Operations Building) & Tennis Courts provide new centralized facilities for the City College’s Maintenance and Operations Department. Read more about this project by checking out the newly published USGBC project directory profile here.

Our Positive Impact & More

Verdical Group is proud to share the positive social and environmental impact our company has made in our spring quarterly newsletter. Other features of this special edition newsletter include LEED Gold project completion updates, Net Zero 2017 Conference information, a VG new hiring announcement, and more. Check out the full newsletter here!

VG Guest Lecture at USC School of Architecture

Holly Hill & Drew Shula served as guest lecturers at the USC School of Architecture for the graduate Building Science program LEED class. They talked LEED v4 Materials and met some exceedingly smart students who are “fighting on” against climate change! Thank you for inviting us to speak Prof. Choi.


Fred Segal

Services: CALGreen Commissioning (Cx)
Location: Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, CA
Area: 24,000 square feet
Client: Fred Segal / Loescher Meachem Architects (LMA)

Madera County Public Health Buildings

Services: 3 Separate Buildings: LEED Project Management (Core + Shell v3), Commissioning (Cx), Energy Modeling
Location: Madera, CA
Area: 120,000 square feet
Client: PBK
Tenant: Madera County of Public Health

Drew Shula Interviewed on Pick My Solar Blog

One of Verdical Group’s sustainable neighbors at our downtown office, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, has published an interview with Drew Shula. Kyle Cherrick, the interviewer, is Head of Business Development at Pick My Solar — an online marketplace where consumers can receive many bids to go solar from highly qualified and vetted solar installers. Check out the full interview here to learn more about Drew, Verdical Group’s origins, and trends in the green building industry.

VG’s Holly Hill Presents at AIA Santa Barbara

VG’s Director of Sustainability, Holly Hill, presented at AIA Santa Barbara’s headquarters on January 20th, 2017. Her two-hour ratings seminar covered a handful of green building certification systems, including LEED, WELL, SITES, Living Building Challenge, Envision, and Green Globes. After discussing the primary aspects of each certification, and how to properly implement them on projects, Holly reviewed the adoption of rating systems by local jurisdictions.

VG’s Holly Hill Selected for EBEWE Speakers Bureau

On December 14th, the Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency ordinance (EBEWE) was unanimously adopted by LA city council. USGBC-LA will be leading an effort to provide presentations explaining the details of the ordinance. Verdical Group’s Director of Sustainability, Holly Hill, has been selected to be a speaker in the USGBC-LA Existing Building Speakers Bureau.