Engineer Martin Roy has become the first Quebec native to achieve the LEED Fellow designation – the most prestigious honour in the green building industry. So far, only seven Canadians have earned LEED Fellow status.
A total of 51 individuals will be recognized as part of the 2013 Class of LEED Fellows on Nov. 21 in Philadelphia, Pa. at Greenbuild, the world’s largest green-building event.
Awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in co-operation with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), LEED Fellow designation pays tribute to the recipient’s unique expertise, leadership, innovation, dedication and major professional achievements.
To receive the title, candidates must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in green building, be a LEED AP with specialty, and be nominated and backed by their peers. Nominations undergo a stringent review by a committee of experts appointed by the USGBC.