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Batya Metalitz
Manager, LEED

As Manager of LEED Technical Development at the U.S. Green Building Council, Batya Metalitz works on the technical revisions and maintenance of the LEED rating system. In addition to managing the credit library portion of the USGBC website, Batya also oversees the development of the LEED water efficiency credits and the LEED Pilot Credit Library, a testing ground for new credits in LEED.

After working in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Stratospheric Protection Division, on the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) phase out program, Batya joined the USGBC in 2006 to work on the LEED for Homes Pilot Program. She coordinated the consensus based approval process of the LEED for Homes certification system and brought the
program from pilot to full launch in 2007.

In her free time, Batya teaches yoga and enjoys cooking and traveling.