When not working, April enjoys traveling, sleeping in tents, the brewery + food truck combo, and baking with her toddler, Boone.

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Professional Bio

April Brown, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

April is the sustainable design strategist and owner of Green Bridge, with her primary strengths being in project management, facilitation, public speaking, and systems thinking. April has 10 years of experience helping commercial building owners and design teams navigate the built environment sustainability process with a focus on all aspects of sustainable design and construction, building operations, and third party certification planning and documentation. After she and her family moved to Asheville, NC, she started her own business to continue working with her passion in integrative design and high performance buildings. April has assisted clients and development projects through third party certification for over 30 projects with a wide range of building types. April is a skilled facilitator and works with the team early in design to develop a project vision. As the keeper of the vision, April holds the project team accountable to the shared vision and carries the momentum and enthusiasm forward through implementation and occupancy for long-term projects.


Education

M.S., Construction Management, Colorado State University, 2010

B.S., Geography, Ohio University, 2003

 

Accreditations and certifications

LEED Accredited Professional, BD+C - U.S. Green Building Council, since 2008

Green Globes Professional (GGP) - The Green Building Initiative, since 2014

 

selected experience

Building Operations & Maintenance

  • Summit Hall, Colorado State University, LEED Gold

New Construction

  • Campus Crest Corporate Office, Charlotte, NC: LEED Gold
  • Evo Chestnut Tower, Philadelphia, PA: LEED Gold
  • Colorado State University, Lory Student Center Revitalization, Fort Collins, CO: LEED Gold
  • Colorado State University, Suzanne and Walter Scott, Jr. Bioengineering Building, Fort Collins, CO: LEED Gold
  • HealthPro Medical Building, San Juan, Puerto Rico, LEED Silver
  • PB Roche Memorial Baseball Facility, Greeley, CO, LEED Gold
  • University of Wyoming, Visual Arts Facility, Laramie, WY: LEED Platinum
  • Army National Guard Readiness Center, Windsor, CO: LEED Platinum
  • Rocky Mountain Innosphere, Fort Collins, CO: LEED Platinum
  • Larimer County Alternative Sentencing Division, Fort Collins, CO: LEED Gold
  • Alamosa K-5 School, Alamosa, CO: LEED Gold
  • Red Hawk Elementary School 26, Erie, CO: LEED Gold
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Gunbarrel, CO: LEED Gold
  • Cheyenne Botanic Gardens’ Children’s Village, Cheyenne, WY: LEED Platinum
  • Loveland Library Addition, Loveland, CO: LEED Gold
  • Poudre Fire Authority, Station 4, Fort Collins, CO: LEED Gold
  • Vail Fire Station, Vail, CO: LEED Gold