Mark Palmer | U.S. Green Building Council
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Mark Palmer

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
  • LEED Fellow

Mark Palmer, LEED Fellow, is Senior Green Building Coordinator in the
City of San Francisco’s Department of Environment and chairs the Municipal
Green Building Task Force. He develops policies and building codes to improve
the environmental performance of city buildings, directs a green building
training program for city design professionals, provides technical assistance
and oversees LEED certification for more than 60 municipal projects. Through his
educational efforts there are now 124 LEED Accredited Professionals on staff
in eleven city departments. He is a guest instructor and regular conference
presenter on municipal green building implementation. He is a member of the
US Green Building Council Northern California Community, and is the past chair
of the national USGBC Government Committee. He has two engineering degrees
and extensive post-graduate training in integrated building design, renewable
energy and construction management. Mark lives in San Francisco and walks to