Environmental Building Strategies (EBS) Achieves 136.3% Growth; Recognized on San Francisco Business Times Fast 100 List for 2nd Consecutive Year

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Ongoing success attributed to deriving financial, social and environmental value from sustainable buildings

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Our clients know that we have their best interest in mind, which is why 80% of our business comes from repeat clientele and referrals.

Environmental Building Strategies (EBS), a global real estate consultancy specializing in high performance management, financial analysis, energy engineering and green building certification, announced today that it ranked 58th in the San Francisco Business Times 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area award. Its second consecutive year as the sole green building firm to receive the award, EBS has grown 136.3 percent since 2011. The company credits this achievement to its passionate team that is driven to make a positive global environmental impact, as well as its ability to enhance its commercial real estate clients’ profitability through high performance building investments.

“Over the years, we’ve become a trusted advisor to our clients and industry partners who see returns on building investments that exceed opportunity costs,” said Matt Macko, co-founder and principal of Environmental Building Strategies. “By overseeing the environmental, social and fiduciary wellbeing of projects, we’re able to lower first costs and operational costs, while also making buildings better places to live, work and play.”

EBS partners with clients across the world that want a better building: owners & developers, asset managers, architects, contractors and more. Through its high performance management services, EBS has taken building retrofits all the way to net zero energy standards for traditional construction costs. Notable clients include Boston Properties, DPR Construction, Kilroy Realty Corporation, and Forest City. To address the unique needs and goals of each client, EBS employs a variety of professionals including architects, engineers and contractors, as well as energy and real estate industry experts.

“Our team of high quality individuals and visionaries connect with people on a personal level to build lasting partnerships,” said Ryan Potvin, co-founder and principal of EBS. “These relationships allow us to deliver each client's unique definition of value through tailored, turnkey sustainable solutions that enrich the built environment. Our clients know that we have their best interest in mind, which is why 80 percent of our business comes from repeat clientele and referrals.”

EBS was recognized at an October 22nd gala ceremony and was included in the October 24th print edition of the San Francisco Business Times.

About Environmental Building Strategies
Environmental Building Strategies (EBS) is a global real estate consultancy and trusted advisor that enhances profitability through high performance buildings.

EBS’ mission is to optimize the value of sustainability through combining financial analyses and building science expertise with comprehensive management capabilities. By aligning innovative and synergistic design, construction and operations decisions with profit motive, EBS helps clients capture wasted costs and realize average returns of 21% on building investments. Furthermore, its collaborative team of systems thinkers possess a genuine passion to lead a global shift in real estate development through regenerative, healthy buildings.

Established in 2008 in San Francisco, EBS delivers tailored solutions for public and private building owners, developers, asset managers, architects and contractors. Services include high performance management, financial analysis, energy engineering, consulting and certification, with expertise in Net Zero Energy, LEED, Energy Modeling & Auditing, Commissioning, Life Cycle Cost Analysis and more. For more information, please visit EBSconsultants.com.

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