Rudolph/Libbe associate earns LEED Green Associate certification

Shellie Peterson, construction management assistant/construction coordinator at Rudolph/Libbe, has earned LEED Green Associate certification through the U.S. Green Building Council.

Shellie Peterson, construction management assistant/construction coordinator at Rudolph/Libbe in Walbridge, OH, has earned LEED Green Associate certification through the U.S. Green Building Council.


The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and operating high-performance green buildings.

Peterson is one of five Rudolph/Libbe associates who have qualified as LEED Green Associates.

The LEED guidelines from the U.S. Green Building Council address six areas: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, and innovation in upgrades operations and maintenance.

"Rudolph/Libbe is committed to supporting our customers in building the most environmentally progressive and energy-efficient buildings possible," says Gary Haas, Rudolph/Libbe vice president of contracts administration and labor relations. "LEED AP and Green Associate accreditations are essential to LEED-certified building construction."

The Rudolph/Libbe Companies is among the nation's largest contractors and employs nearly 1,500 construction trades through offices in Lima, Toledo, Cleveland and Walbridge, Ohio; and Plymouth, Michigan.

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