Anthony Bernheim | U.S. Green Building Council
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Anthony Bernheim

San Franicsco, CA

On the forefront of sustainability, reimagining physical environment and its impact on human and global wellbeing, Anthony Bernheim, FAIA, LEED Fellow, is a visionary and respected leader in smart, energy efficient, high performance building. He has devoted his career to pioneering the impact of buildings on indoor air quality and human health. With a record of designing and implementing a holistic approach and process to sustainability, Anthony, contributes to improving global and human health, comfort, and wellness in the built environment.

Throughout his career his work has moved the discussion beyond LEED® to “Deep Green” long-term integrative “Triple Bottom Line” (environmental, social, and financial responsibility) building development practices.

Anthony is currently the Sustainability Manager for The Allen Group providing sustainability leadership for the $2.4B San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Terminal 1 Redevelopment Program.

Another seminal undertaking involved collaborating on developing project specifications used by architects, contractors and building product manufacturers for acceptable chemical emissions and concentrations, providing the basis for existing green building code requirements. He recently founded a sustainability consulting firm, Bernheim + Dean, Inc.

Anthony is currently a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Northern California Market Advisory Board. He has served on the Board of Directors of the USGBC in diverse capacities and on key committees since 2003. He is also a member of the Climate Synergy Solutions Board of Directors.

A sought after consultant, speaker, author and advisor, he has an extensive list of peer reviewed technical papers, articles, book chapters and keynote addresses.

His passion and commitment have been recognized with numerous awards including: the 2012 Breathe California Clean Air Award in recognition for his work on green buildings, the 2009 USGBC Northern California Chapter David Gottfried Special Achievement Award for being “an individual whose career and contributions to the industry demonstrate exceptional passion, leadership, and commitment to green building, USGBC, and the Northern California Chapter,” and the AIA California Council's 2004 Nathaniel A. Owings Award “in recognition of a lifetime of service, commitment, and advocacy for the principles of sustainable design and preserving the earth’s natural resources.”