Sustainability Updates in Brazil with LEED Fellow Francine Vaz



Francine Vaz, architect and urban planner, graduated from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, MBA in Sustainable Business Management at Fluminense. She also earned a Master of Science in Architecture, Energy and Sustainability at London Metropolitan University.

Francine has worked on more than 80 projects for the construction and operation of sustainable developments, being responsible for coordinating a team of consultants. She holds the LEED AP BD+C and ID+C credentials by the U.S. Green Building Council since 2010. Founder of Seed Solution. MBA professor at AVM Educational and CEBPJUR. LEED Fellow since 2022.

Show Highlight

  • Seed Solution brings a little bit of sustainability to the companies that don’t have it yet.
  • Brazil’s responsible approach to new construction, retrofit, and ESG to support the green building movement.
  • A closer look at life cycle analysis and GHG emissions reports that have been neglected.
  • Challenging factors of Fitwel and WELL that make it difficult for companies to implement in this region.
  • Internal divisions with LEED certification and Brazilian energy efficiency certifications.
  • Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the impact on buildings (to change) in Brazil and in the world.
  • Balancing the challenges of being an entrepreneur and family.

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