Energy & Sustainability Solutions

Grand Canyon Group of Companies provide project management services from pre-design through post occupancy of the US Building Council’s LEED certification program. We recognize the need to preserve the environment by creating and developing advantages through sustainability. Our goal is to exceed currently defined levels of sustainable development while ensuring profitable green building projects for our clients. As the building industry rapidly changes, the demand is using strategies aimed to achieving high performance in these key areas:

  • Lower operating costs and increasing asset value
  • Reduce waste sent to landfills
  • Conserving energy and water
  • Providing a healthier and safer environment for occupants
  • Reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions
  • Assisting in qualification for tax rebates/abatements, zoning allowances and other incentives in hundreds of cities


LEED Project Pre-Design Services

  • Early stage LEED feasibility study and recommendations
  • “Making the Business Case for LEED” presentation
  • LEED cost estimates for budgeting energy modeling, daylight modeling, and commissioning fees
  • LEED sustainable design and construction team selection and qualification advisement
  • Prepare and post the RFP for the Commissioning Authority
  • Develop baseline LEED Scorecard


LEED Project Management

  • Provide LEED-Kickoff team direction, support, resources, and sample documents
  • Create LEED team Action List with monthly updates
  • LEED sustainable design and construction team integration, coordination, documentation and process management throughout project, including facilitating regular meetings
  • Review of architect’s LEED Requirements in Construction Documents or guidance to architect to prepare
  • Complete management of LEED certification submittal documentation. Specifically, the two-phase certification process for Design submittals followed by Construction submittals. Services entail the technical review and edits of team submittals, plus back-check, for compliance prior to presenting documentation to the GBCI for the certification review process
  • Green materials and products: comprehensive research or simple submittal approvals
  • Share resources and case studies from national resources for leading edge technologies and strategies