April Brown | U.S. Green Building Council
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April Brown

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified

April is the Projects Manager at the Institute for the Built Environment with expertise in integrated design, green building strategies, sustainable operations and maintenance, occupant behavior engagement, corporate sustainability, facilitation & trainings, and LEED certification. Often referred to as the in-house “LEED Therapist,” she assists clients and development projects with successful implementation of sustainable design and operations and has managed project certifications across multiple LEED rating systems (BD+C, CI, EB:O&M) with a range of building types including labs and higher education facilities, corporate office buildings, K-12 schools, dormitories, and a variety public buildings. Additionally, she provides professional mentorship and guidance to the graduate student interns at IBE. April has a Bachelor’s of Science from Ohio University and a Master’s of Science in Construction Management and Sustainable Building from Colorado State University. Her masters’ thesis identified effective techniques for facilitating paradigm shifts. April volunteered as a content expert for the USGBC LEED regionalization task force for LEED 2012 and is currently involved with the Center for Green Schools’ EBOM Higher Education Focus Group.