Drew Smith President of Two Trails Green Building Consulting Appointed President of Building Industry Association of Manatee Sarasota

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The Manatee Sarasota Building Industry Association held their Installation of officers meeting on November 13, 2013 at the Sarasota Polo Clubhouse. At which time Drew Smith President of Two Trails Green Building Consulting was appointed the 2013 President of the association.

Drew Smith started out over 15 years ago to change the methodology of conventional building science. Drew realized that the only way to change the industry was to become the resource for the knowledge on how to implement healthy, sustainable projects. He “hung up his hammer” and opened one of the first green building consulting firms in the nation.

In the years to follow his firm has become one of the nations premier green building consulting firms. Following his mission statement when he started his consulting firm he dedicates countless hours to better the industry that he is passionate about. Drew has proven not only to be a valuable resource, but a leader that truly cares about the industry and be a voice that will help lead the building industry to safe, efficient, and logical choices for the future. Drew is honored to be appointed to President of the Building Industry Association of Manatee/Sarasota. Drew’s goal is to increase cross member participation between trades and encourage members to look to each other for opportunities to work with each other on projects. This appointment is his latest industry involvement. Below are his other current industry positions.

Florida Building Commissioner – Representing the Green Building Industry
Florida Building Commission – Chair – Energy Technical Advisory Committee
NAHB – Board of Directors
NAHB – Energy and Green Building Committee
NAHB – Design Committee
FHBA – Board of Directors
FHBA – Chair - Green & Remodelers Council
FHBA – Area VI Builder V.P.
USGBC – Board Member – Tampa Bay Chapter
Building Industry Association of Manatee Sarasota – President

About Drew Smith | Two Trails, Inc. was founded in 2001. By helping to develop standards for the American Lung Association, National Home Builders Association, Florida Green Building Coalition, and USGBC LEED for Homes by either writing the standard or testing the viability of the standard in the field, he was able to provide his firm with a thorough understanding of the science of building sustainable, healthy, environmentally conscious, and affordable solutions for the building industry. He was “green” before “green” was more than a color. Our President, Drew M. Smith, LEED AP BD+C, was the founding President of the Florida Green Building Coalition and is the first Governor appointed Green Building Commissioner for the State of Florida. Two Trails, Inc. provides hands-on consulting making it easy to achieve certification.

About Two Trails, Inc. | Two Trails, Inc. is one of the nations premier Green Building Consulting firm established in 2001. We provide green consulting services nationwide for commercial, residential, remodeling, and developments seeking to obtain LEED certification and/or LEED commissioning by USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council), National Green Building Standard (NGBS), Energy Star by the U.S. Department of Energy, & Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) certifications.

Contact Information:

Tom Rupp
Two Trails, Inc.
Communications and Marketing Manager
tom at twotrails.com
941-776-8680

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