Sustainable construction software solution empowers Canadian company Govan Brown to meet green building standard
A sustainable commercial interiors project for a Canadian bank is the 500th project to use Green Badger, a premier cloud-based LEED certification software solution for the construction industry.
Govan Brown, a full-service Canadian construction management firm specializing in commercial interiors for the corporate, retail, and hospitality markets, is pursuing LEED Silver certification for the single-floor, modern open office fit-out in downtown Toronto, which is slated for completion in October 2020.
Govan Brown & Green Badger Partnership
“This is a major milestone for Green Badger,” said Tommy Linstroth, founder and CEO of Green Badger. “It’s gratifying to know that we’ve helped contractors like Govan Brown eliminate some of the pain points of the LEED certification process and that we’ve contributed to more sustainable building projects. Some of these certifications might not have been feasible without technology like Green Badger.”
Green Badger helped Govan Brown, part of the STO Building Group family of companies, meet its client’s sustainability goals for the project, which included:
- Selecting materials that conserve raw and non-renewable resources.
- Sourcing materials that provide transparency on material composition.
- Using materials that reduce chemical exposure and enhance indoor air quality.
Govan Brown & Structure Tone Project Team
“This project, where our Govan Brown team is helping our client meet defined environmental goals, is right in our wheelhouse,” said Jennifer Taranto, director of sustainability for the STO Building Group. “There are inherent challenges on job sites these days; we’re coordinating beyond just budget and schedule. Green Badger relieves the pressure from the added layer of LEED documentation, allowing us to focus time on providing safety, quality, and service to our client while hitting their sustainability goals at the same time.”
Green Badger has saved contractors a cumulative 250,000 hours on paperwork for LEED certification Green Badger’s number of registered users grew 135% in 2019. Check out this case study of the LEED Silver Ivy Station project where a project team utilized Green Badger to save them time and money on LEED documentation. For more information, please visit getgreenbadger.com or call (912) 401-2888.
About Green Badger
Green Badger is a comprehensive solution for equipping project teams of all levels of experience with the tools they need to document LEED as efficiently as possible. Green Badger pairs cloud-based technology with project specific training, LEED tips and tricks, and ongoing project team support. The cross-platform, cloud-based solution connects your team so that everyone has access to real time updates, can document from the field, and automate repetitive and time-consuming tasks. For more information, please visit getgreenbadger.com or call (912) 401-2888.
About STO Building Group
The STO Building Group—Structure Tone, Structure Tone International, LF Driscoll, LF Driscoll Healthcare, Structure Tone Southwest, Pavarini Construction Co., Pavarini McGovern, Govan Brown, Ajax Building Company, BCCI Construction Company, and Layton Construction—includes over 3,300 employees located in offices throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Ireland. Together, we’re able to provide a complete range of services, from site selection analysis, design constructability review, and aesthetic enhancements to interior fit-outs, new building construction, and building infrastructure upgrades and modernization. Learn more about us at structuretone.com.