Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013
Paladino and Company (Paladino), a pioneering sustainability and green building consulting firm, today announced the opening of its new Austin, Texas office, giving the company a presence in the east, west and central United States. The company’s office in Texas will enable it to better serve its clients nationally, as well as expand its business in one of the nation’s leading markets for green building—Texas . According to United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Texas ranks second in the nation with 2,974 commercial buildings that are Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) registered and certified. In addition, Dallas and Houston are among the top three cities for new construction activity in 2013, according to Forbes.
“We are excited to open our doors in Texas because the state has taken important steps to promote and spur investment in the green building industry,” said Tom Paladino, CEO. “We are seeing a lot of growth in our industry and demand for our services nation-wide. Texas is not only a hotbed for green building but its location will enable us to better serve our expanding U.S. client base.”
The Austin office will be led by Brad Pease, Director, Signature Buildings Practice, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, who has worked in the Paladino’s Seattle headquarters since 2003. In this new location, Pease will continue to lead the company’s Signature Buildings team and serve on its technical consulting team to the U.S. Green Building Council. Pease has a Master of Architecture from University of Texas at Austin.
Considered one of the most prominent consulting firms in the U.S. sustainability market by independent analyst firm Verdantix , Paladino has helped a long list of Fortune 500 companies successfully incorporate sustainability into their core business practices, including Verizon Wireless, PNC Financial Services Group, ConAgra Foods, FedEx, Walgreens, Hertz, Forest City Enterprises and Vornado.
About Paladino and Company
Paladino and Company, Inc. (http://www.paladinoandco.com) is an internationally recognized sustainability and green building consulting firm that helps organizations align business growth with the long term health and vitality of the planet. The firm’s specialized team of architects, engineers, and business analysts work collaboratively with building owners and their teams to create high performance green buildings and companies, resulting in environmentally responsible development and reduced total cost of ownership. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices in Washington DC and Austin, Texas.