LEED Fellow and Vice President at WSP USA Keith Amann

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Keith Amann, is a LEED Fellow and part of WSP’s specialty sustainability practice Built Ecology (formerly YR&G), and National Practice Leader for their sustainable strategy & certifications services. Dedicated to the goal of creating more sustainable built environments, their team is driven by a hopeful and holistic definition of sustainability that improves human health and well-being, innovates toward climate positive solutions, and strives to create equitable and resilient communities.

Keith has over 15 years of experience providing technical sustainability expertise and project management on a wide variety of project types both in the US and internationally. Keith currently serves on USGBC’s LEED Advisory Committee as Chair, USGBC’s LEED Steering Committee, is a recognized FutureReady™ champion for WSP, and has extensive public speaking experience at conferences, universities and for private clients on a variety of smart, healthy and sustainability-related topics.

Show Highlight

  • Keith discusses collaborating on projects to expand roles in delivering the nuances in green building goals and incentive programs.
  • Tackling all the available incentive programs and understanding decarbonization electrification.
  • Evaluating factors and variables to consider in order to decarbonize efficiently.
  • The changes clients are making to the industry.
  • Areas where green building needs to focus its efforts to address sustainability from a holistic perspective.
  • The influence in volunteering to guide the next iterations of important programs like LEED to “steer the steering committee”.
  • Interpreting research and analytics to teams and clients so it is clear and engaging to drive necessary outcomes.
  • Evolution of Keith’s career led him to WSP’s  specialty sustainability practice Built Ecology.

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