From Movie Sets to LEED Fellow with Jennifer Berthelot-Jelovic



Jennifer Berthelot-Jelovic is a LEED Fellow with extensive experience with IWBI’s WELL Building Standard as one of the first Provisional WELL APs, WELL APs, and WELL Faculty in the world. Jen has worked on various WELL Pilots|Projects in almost every typology. Jen is currently overseeing many firsts in WELL, LEED, Net Zero|Carbon Neutral|Net Positive projects in the country and world. Jen also has extensive experience with USGBC’s various LEED rating systems.

In her previous roles at Shangri-La; Jen was instrumental in securing the world’s 1st LEED Platinum NC certification for an aviation facility, Hangar 25 in Burbank, CA. Hangar 25 was named “Greenest Aviation Facility In the World” and was Net Zero|Net Positive in 2008. Jen also orchestrated the LEED Platinum certification of Citadel Environmental Services under LEED CI. This was the 1st LEED Platinum CI office space in the Tri-City (Glendale/Pasadena/Burbank) area and Net Zero Energy in 2010. One of Jen’s most renowned projects is Step Up On Vine, an adaptive reuse Platinum certified LEED Homes Multi-family, permanent supportive housing project for chronically homeless, mentally ill individuals in Hollywood, CA.

Jen was a Peer Reviewer for WELL v1 thru v2, a member of the IWBI Covid-19 and other Respiratory Infections Task Force, and has the unique experience of being a Consultant to both Delos and IWBI. Jen had worked with WELL in various phases on projects globally. Jen’s participation in the WELL Portfolio Pilot Program resulted in co-facilitating IWBI’s Portfolio Provider Trainings globally. Jen has also been an active member of at least five WELL Advisories. Jen has been a reviewer for USGBC’s Greenbuild program multiple times, an item|form reviewer for the WELL AP Exam Maintenance, and a Specs Reviewer for the WELL AP v2 Exam.

Jen has provided tours of hundreds of LEED|WELL registered|certified projects nationally for international and domestic Owners, Developers, Design|Build teams, Consultants, Innovators, Fortune 500 Companies, and more. Jennifer has also provided hundreds of Sustainability|Wellness presentations globally for hundreds of organizations. Jen has been interviewed|published in articles and publications over the past 15 years. Jen is also a content contributor, reviewer and on-screen SME for the WELL Learning Library (WLL); a comprehensive solution for WELL v2 education and survey requirements. Jen has been a 1st through final round Greenbuild education program Reviewer multiple times, a Global Health & Wellness Summit Advisory Board Member and LEED Fellow Evaluation Committee member since receiving the designation.

Show Highlight

  • From movie sets to LEED Fellow, Jen’s story on how to turn your passion into a successful career and business.
  • The value of credentials to be an asset in your career, shape your commitment and reflect your work. 
  • WELL’s measurable impact on taking care of people in a meaningful way.
  • A SustainAble Production is the global WELL experts. Their portfolio benchmarking plays to zero and for organizations at scale. 
  • Jen shares partnerships for ESG strategies the market and clients are demanding.
  • The International Well Building Institute has a WELL equity rating coming out that includes what’s important holistically for sustainability.
  • Ideas for the innovators who want to help people move in healthy ways to drive sustainability forward.

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