We are consultants who help architects, builders, and developers design and verify the performance of their spaces. We provide Third Party Certification (LEED, SITES, WELL, Guiding Principles), energy modeling, building commissioning, envelope commissioning, thermography, and air barrier testing services.
As a certified small, woman, and minority-owned business we meet diverse supplier requirements for both government and private projects.
We are a USGBC Proven Provider, which means our firm has met rigorous standards for the accuracy and success of our applications for LEED Certification.
Above Green has been recognized as one of the top 50 AEC companies in the world for our commitments to social justice, environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
We are highly engaged in our community as Silver Member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Diamond Partner of USGBC’s National Capital Region.
We help Owners and AEC teams comply with code-based sustainability requirements. Our team operates as a go-to resource providing comprehensive or itemized services for third party certification programs and for troubleshooting challenging high performance projects.
We provide Design and Construction Phase documentation services, to complete all credits and exhibits required to demonstrate compliance with LEED Certification requirements.
Our team is experienced with the documentation on behalf of designers and General Contractors who are working on projects that have SITES Certification requirements.
We help project teams comply with mandatory and prescriptive energy and environmental performance requirements in municipalities that require compliance with IECC/IGCC.
Our team has completed analyses for net zero projects on behalf of Owners, Architects, and Contractors who are working to develop the next generation of sustainability projects.
Our team has helped clients meet Green Globes and Guiding Principles Certification requirements, which are based on many of the same practices as in the LEED program.
15% of our portfolio is based in projects that are in California. We are familiar with the mandatory and prescriptive provisions of the CalGreen code requirements.
We have worked with High Performance Sustainable Building (HPSB) standards, WELL, Fitwel, National Green Building System (NGBS), and Enterprise Green Communities programs.
Our firm’s practice in commissioning is rooted in the Army Corps of Engineers Total Building Commissioning standards. We report to Owners and General Contractors who require a third party to witness and verify that MEP systems and the building envelope function as designed.
Our Commissioning Authorities (CxA) receive training from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). We are trained to add value during design, and identify issues prior to occupancy.
Our team provides design review, post-occupancy review, and seasonal testing services to help project teams add value to the commissioning process on high performance projects.
Our team provides registered architects and BECx Certified Agents to design review, conduct site observations during installation, and identify early issues in building enclosures.
We have extensive experience in USACE Total Building Commissioning Requirements, including Electrical (NETA), Mechanical, and Envelope commissioning requirements.
We are familiar with the code-specific requirements for commissioning in the current and previous editions of IECC/IGCC, including the acceptable sampling rates.
All new construction projects in California are required to comply with Title 24 commissioning. Our team has served school districts and private developers in complying with the requirement.
Existing building commissioning is an easy way that a building owner or operator can identify low hanging fruit for improving the energy performance of their facilities.
Our in-house architects and engineers on our team are trained in the use of software for energy modeling, life cycle assessment, benchmarking, and other studies that can help improve and verify the performance of new and existing buildings.
We perform on-site indoor air quality assessments using equipment and methodologies that comply with the LEED indoor air quality assessment, before occupancy requirements.
Our team has experience with using existing Revvit models to document compliance with Life Cycle Assessment credits, and to demonstrate design reductions in environmental impacts.
Our team can help designers identify opportunities for meeting daylight requirements, in order to reduce electrical load and improve the energy efficiency and quality of indoor environments.
Our in-house team uses eQuest to simulate energy performance for new and existing buildings, to help designers and owners make scientific decisions about high performance MEP systems.
We help project teams evaluate the suitability of sites for solar and other renewable energy strategies. We also maintain relationships with Renewable Energy Credit brokers.
We have supported customers who want to benchmark their carbon footprint using the Carbon Disclosure Project Tier I or Tier II carbon footprint analysis methodology.
Our team can help building owners and operators benchmark their facilities using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, in order to get Certified, improve performance, or meet code requirements.
South Area Operations Headquarters
Camp Pendleton Enlisted Dining Facilities
Stacey Middle School
Fairplex Event Center
San Jose Southeast Branch Library
San Francisco University Wellness Center
Cherryland Fire Station
Cherryland Community Center
Hayward 21st Century Library
Las Positas College Student Services Building
USCIS Office Building
VA Eureka Outpatient Clinic
Riverside Department of Mental Health
San Francisco Airport Customs and Security Office
Montgomery 7 Luxury Apartments
Park de la Cruz Recreation Center
California State University Science & Innovation Center
Emeco Chairs Corporate Office & Showroom
Riverside University Health System Office
Orange County Health Center
China Lake Fuse Lab
San Diego South First Street Apartments
Inland Empire Health Plan Office
Dupont Fabros SC1 Data Center
Fremont Civic Center
US Coast Guard Vallejo Facility
Verizon Data Center
Smuckers Bronco Facility
Bradley AFB Supply Facility
Bradley AFB Building 35
Bradley AFB Small Air Terminal
Bradley AFB Building 10015
Pease ANGB KC46A Hangars
CTANG Hangar 1001
Cape Cod Regional Technical High School
Peebles Elementary School
Abington Middle School / High School
Dover AFB Consolidated Communications Facility
Bank of America Wilmington Branch
Hurlburt AFB Hangar
Hurlburt AFB SOF Operations Center
Eglin AFB Chapel
Eglin AFB AMTC
VA Cemetery Visitor Center, Tallahassee
Flamingo Visitor Center
Fort Hood Dual Food Concept
Fort Gordon Arcyber Center
KONA Judiciary Complex
KOA Terminal Renovation
Pret A Manger, Merchandise Mart
Dupont Fabros CH3 Data Center
Cosmic Ventures CH2 Data Center
Tom Wood Subaru
Stokes Commons Apartments
Brightwood Community Library
Aerial Port Facility at Grissom ARB
Cambridge Investments Research
Curacao Antillian Raingutter Group
DREM Speculative Office Project
Fort Leavenworth Building 47
Fort Leavenworth 35th Readiness Center
University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research
Eastern Kentucky University Recreation Center
West Liberty Commercial Bank
Chatham County High School
Chatham County Elementary School
Knott County Transit Complex
Murray State University Franklin College
Whitley County Judicial Center
Chinquapin Self Storage
Rock Creek Maintenance Facility
Fort Meade, Building 4554
Gaither Road Self Storage
FedEx Distribution Warehouse
Colesville Senior Center
Silver Spring Senior Center
Warfield ANG Base Cyber ISR Facility
Bechtel Office Park
Victory Haven Senior Housing
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Silver Spring Center
Metro Park V
Arlington Community Safety Building
Berkshire Community College
MGM Head Start
MGM Kringle Emporium
Barnes ANGB Hangar 15
MNANG Stillwater Readiness Center
Fort Leonard TEMF Facility
Whiteman AFB NAOSF
Trenton Public High School
Hudson County High Tech High School
New Jersey Institute of Technology Greek Village
Hudson County Community College STEM Building
GDB Regional Headquarters
333 Bloomfield Avenue
Westwood Middle School
Jersey City Fire Department
Newark Army Reserve Center
Nellis AFB F35 Parts Storage Building
Nellis AFB SOF Simulator
Manhattan College Campus Apartments
Ben Nessin Maintenance Facility
Hackley Elementary School
Kingsolver Elementary School
Hunters Point Library
Cornell University First Academic Building
Bank of America (Multiple Branches)
TD Bank (Multiple Branches)
Cascades Tissue Group Regional Office
LinkedIn Corporate Office
Pret A Manger (Multiple Locations)
RUPCO Affordable Housing Project
American Medical Buildings Complex
Ashville Fire Station
Rainey Art Institute
Devry Institute of Technology
USACE Fire Crash Rescue Station
US Forest Service Crescent District Office
Avenue of the Arts
Army Defense Distribution Center
Philadelphia Police Department 2
Carlisle Army Barracks
Joint Base Charleston
RIANG Fuel Cell Building 8
BNY MELLON Data Center
Fort Worth Hazardous Materials Warehouse
Fort Worth Red River Army Depot
Fort Worth Airman Training Complex #5
Fort Worth Airman Training Complex #6
American Business Continuity Dome
Gencore Office Park
RedRocks Community College
UT Austin Sarah & Charles Seay Building
Potomac Shores Elementary School
George Mason University Student Center
Fort AP Hill Headquarters and Ops Center
Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn
Norfolk Naval Base Minimart
Ferlazzo Elementary School
Potomac Shores Elementary School
Fort Lee Battalion Headquarters
Suffolk Army Reserve Center
FAST Company Training Center
OIG Office Building
Vision Consultants & Surgeons Medical Office
Virginia Department of Transportation Office
Fort Meade Building 84
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Center for Disease Control
Government Project SP653
US Space and Research Agency
CapitalOne Office Building
Fort Story FAST Company
Joint Base Andrews Hangar 398
Henrico Mental Health Building
Department of Interior Occuquan
Dupont Fabros Data Centers ACC5-10
Dupont Fabros Data Center NJ1
Dupont Fabros Data Center SC1
Cloud HQ MCC2 Data Center
Amherst Business Park
Worth Avenue Office
Ashburn Corporate Center Phase 5
The Village at Heathcote
Washington State Department of Transportation
National Park Service San Juan Visitor Center
Pret A Manger (Multiple Locations)
CubeSmart Self Storage Facility
Organization of American States GSB Building
MacFarland Elementary School
Jefferson Middle School
Georgetown University Administrative Building
Department of Treasury
4001 South Capitol Street Apartments
Jones Lange Lasalle
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
Embassy of France
Hickok Cole Architects Corporate Office