BJAC’s Professional Staff Now 86 Percent LEED Accredited Professionals

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Wed Sep 16 2009

Lou Jurkowski, CEO at BJAC, pa (, an architectural firm offering professional service for specialized, complex institutional projects, has announced that 86 percent of the design staff has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Employees of the firm who hold the professional accreditation include: Michelle McNutt, Dan Ludwig, Jim Brigilia, Ben Ward, Lou Jurkowski, Jennifer Amster, Mark Sealy, Tapati Bose, Rebecca Edmunds, Amanda Holloway, Gaylen Herman, Leo Saqasti, Lynn Dunn, Thomas Stuart, Terence McCabe, Jane Johnson, Jonathan Hutchinson and Christina Graham. Those accredited are considered to possess extensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles as well as a familiarity with LEED requirements, resources and processes. LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.

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"Our firm is extremely proud of the efforts of our employees to become LEED accredited professionals," said Jurkowski. "This is an enormous accomplishment and something we know clients will value in our approach to project design."

About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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