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Bahar Armaghani, LEED®AP, BD+C, USGBC Faculty
Bahar Armaghani is Director of the LEED Program at the University of Florida
(UF). She also serves as the Assistant Director and major project manager at
UF Facilities Planning and Construction. She established UF’s LEED program
including LEED-NC, CI, Schools, Retail, Retail-CI, LEED-EB; O+M volume, and LEED for Homes, low rise. Since 2003, she has administered over 100 LEED
projects including the first LEED Platinum certified building in the state of
Florida. Under her leadership and strong commitment to green building
initiative at UF, the University’s LEED program was voted number one in

Bahar is an Adjunct Associate Professor at UF College of Design Construction
and Planning. Since 2006, she developed and teaching graduate level courses
on sustainable design, construction and operations and advocated the
integration of LEED into the college curriculum. Bahar is a USGBC Faculty
member since 2007. USGBC Faculty are the official instructors of USGBC's
instructor-led workshops working with USGBC's education delivery partners.
Bahar is approved to teach the following instructor-led workshops:
* LEED 101: Green Building Basics and LEED
* LEED 201: Core Concepts and Strategies
* BDC 251: Understanding the BDC LEED Rating Systems
* BDC 301: Implementing the BDC LEED Rating Systems

Internationally, she has served as an advisor and introduced green buildings
and LEED rating system to Jordan, Republic of Georgia, and Iraq. Also, she
has delivered LEED workshops in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sweden, and Singapore. She
was instrumental in establishing the Jordan Green Building Council. Bahar has
been active with USGBC locally, nationally and internationally. In 2005, she
established USGBC Heart of Florida Chapter and served as president and served
on the Board of Directors for USGBC Florida and the Caribbean Region. Bahar
Armaghani is a graduate of the University of Florida with a MS in Civil
Engineering and BS in Environmental Engineering.