Candice Kollar | U.S. Green Building Council
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Candice Kollar

  • AP-Homes Certified
San Francisco, CA

Candice is passionate about creating a more sustainable future through
actions, large and small. As a green building generalist and systems-thinker,
she brings expertise that is both deep and wide to her consulting practice.

For over two decades as Principal of Kollar Design, a boutique creative
agency focused on the green building and cleantech markets, Candice led
collaborative teams of creative and technical experts to advance the goals of
her clients. Kollar Design exclusively serves firms deploying innovative
solutions to our most pressing challenges – global warming and social
equity. Kollar Design’s teams provide strategic messaging and award-winning
design and a range of branding services. Based in San Francisco, Kollar
Design was an inaugural recipient of a San Francisco Green Business Award in
2005 and one of the very first businesses to become certified green.
http://kollardesign.com/

Specialties:
~ Green building/Clean technologies. LEED AP since 2004.
~ Sustainable practices in commercial building operations
~ ARC implementation
~ Community-based Social Marketing (fostering sustainable behavior change)
~ Green building education and tours
~ Green building market perspective
~ Brand strategy, messaging, art direction
~ Forging strategic partnerships for green building product/service companies
~ Project management, Team building
~ Special projects (including doing things that haven't been done before)
~ Green building advocacy

10 yr+ Member, USGBC-Northern California
Committees served:
* Green Building Community Mentor
* Sustainable Neighborhoods Advocacy Committee
* Green Building Peer Mentor Group (Co-chair with Mark Palmer)
* Communications Committee

William J. Worthen Foundation, Director

Living Building Challenge Bay Area Collaborative
* Communications workgroup
* Education workgroup
* Net-Positive conference Social Media team

Involvement