Tommy Linstroth’s (LEED AP) career has spanned both the private, academic, and non-profit sectors in the Midwest, West and now East coast, where he is the Principal of Trident Sustainability Group – a triple bottom line consultancy firm. Mr. Linstroth is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Trident’s client sustainability solutions– from minimizing organizations’ carbon footprint to managing sustainable development projects.
To date, Linstroth has personally been involved with over 50 projects achieving LEED certification, with another two dozen underway. These projects include the first building in the Southeast to be both LEED certified and in the National Register of Historic places, the first all-retail LEED shopping center in the nation, the first LEED McDonald’s restaurant, and Sustainable Fellwood, one of the largest green affordable housing developments – part of the LEED for Neighborhood Developments pilot program and LEED for Homes program – in the nation. He has helped clients achieve LEED certification on projects ranging from million square foot warehouses to boutique hotels to historic renovations to schools.
Linstroth is the past chair of the USGBC – Georgia chapter and is the original founder and past-chairman of the USGBC – Savannah Chapter.
He frequently speaks on green building throughout the country, and he co-authored the book Local Action: The New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy published in November 2007, and a contributing author for The Green Building Bottom Line, published in November 2008. He is a frequent author for numerous journals, and has a column in Sustainable Facilities magazine.