ARCHITECT, PLANNER & GREEN BUILDING CONSULTANT
San Francisco Bay Area and South Lake Tahoe area
Mountain View, CA
California Registered Architect, AIA, 17 years design experience
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN & PLANNING
Special area of interest: Solar orientation and passive solar design--maximizesouth facing windows, to allow the sun keep your building comfortable as its path changes with the seasons, without even bothering with blinds or curtains. To benefit more, add exterior/interior blinds or shades, programmed or manually controlled, and trees, especially deciduous ones.
GREEN BUILDING RATING & ADVICE
GreenPoint Rating --in order to reduce workload, new projects for GreenPoint rating are no longer accepted. Consultation on GreenPoint Rating issues is still available.
Green Building Consultation--goes beyond local or state requirements, and GreenPoint rating of Build It Green, or LEED certification levels of USGBC. Services tailored to the goals and programs of the project, to help the client achieve the highest level of sustainability, comfort and health consistent with their budget, schedule, lifestyle and values. Introductory rates are $50/hr for the first 10 hours, then $80/hour.
Consultant Planner for City of Palo Alto, specializing in design review of 2-story homes since 2005.