Sandra Leibowitz, AIA, LEED Fellow, is founder and Managing Principal of
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC (SDC) a prolific consulting and training
firm operating from offices in Richmond, Virginia and Washington, DC. Prior
to founding SDC, Sandra served as Sustainable Design Specialist for three
Washington, DC-area architecture and consulting firms as well as Co-director
of the Solar Information Center at the University of Oregon, where she earned
a Master of Architecture degree.
Sandra draws from two decades of advanced experience with hundreds of
sustainable design projects and dozens of organizational programs to serve
municipalities, institutions, building owners, developers, architects,
builders and facility managers with expert technical consulting and process
management for projects of varying size and complexity.
Sandra has authored numerous articles and guidance documents and speaks
frequently on a wide range of sustainable design and development topics.
Sandra currently serves on the Board of Directors of EarthCraft Virginia and
participated in the U.S. GSA’s Center for Facilities Management and
Hardware Sustainable Solutions Team. She is also a past Director of the James
River Green Building Council and has served on the USGBC’s Education
Steering Committee and Education Core Committee for Professional Development.