Global Green: Shaping the Future of LEED and Wellness with Mercedes Oviedo

Mercedes Oviedo, LEED Fellow has a MSc in Bioclimatic Architecture and Environment from Technical University of Madrid School of Architecture, a MSc in Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid School of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Her sustainability project management experience includes a range of LEED-certified projects and other certifications.
She has also been part of the LEED International Roundtable Committee since 2011, where she has contributed to the globalization and regionalization of LEED across Europe. She has also been an educational speaker at Greenbuild Brazil.
At e4, inc. Mercedes Oviedo is an Associate and LEED project
manager. She has expertise in green building sustainability practices, as
well extensive technical knowledge in passive architecture, energy-efficiency and water-efficiency strategies for buildings and their applications in different regions.
Her previous professional experience has been in international projects, most of them consisting of large-scale office buildings and mixed-use
developments. She has experience in leading multidisciplinary project teams, helping them achieve sustainable goals by applying an integrated approach. Additionally, Ms. Oviedo has been committed to and involved in promoting sustainability education, working for three years with Green Building Council Spain (GBCe) on their LEED educational program.

Show Highlight

  • Better understanding the LEED certification system and other certifications like Fitwel and Envision.
  • Mercedes encourages individuals to seize opportunities in an evolving industry with great potential for growth.
  • How LEED has evolved into a global certification system.
  • Examination of international standards and perspectives on LEED certification with the LEED International Roundtable Committee.
  • Integration of LEED certification with other certifications like Fitwel and Envision green infrastructure certification.
  • Importance of credentials in sustainability careers.
  • Mercedes shares the importance of gaining a global perspective on LEED certification.

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