Kate Lyons – a Graduate Geologist at Spotts, Stevens, and McCoy (SSM), a regional engineering, environmental, and surveying firm with a satellite office in West Chester – has earned her LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Associate accreditation.
Lyons is a member of the Energy and Sustainability Services Team at SSM and works on a range of projects, including strategic energy and sustainability planning, energy assessments, K-12 education programs, and LEED certification. She also works with the City of Philadelphia’s Energy Office to provide energy database and LEED documentation support.
A graduate of Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in Geology, Lyons has a background in sustainability leadership from her past work with the university’s Office of Sustainability.
“I have always been interested in how people interact with the environment,” she said. “I enjoy working in the public service setting, and I have a passion for urban sustainability.”
LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership. The LEED Green Associate credential affirms a professional’s thorough comprehension of green building principles and practices.
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