Green Building

Wohlsen believes in sustainability. It is a simple idea with a big impact. As a leader in green construction, we believe that if we reduce our energy, our waste stream and our depletion of natural resources, we can help future generations live better. We always welcome opportunities to work with clients that feel the same way.

Our team knows what it takes to execute a green construction or LEED® Green Building project – over 20 Wohlsen employees have professional green credentials.

Certifications & Memberships
Wohlsen holds numerous certifications and memberships in the green construction and sustainability category. We are well-equipped to help you navigate all aspects of the green building process:

  • Green Plus Certification – Wohlsen was the third company in PA to receive this status
  • Certified Green Contractor – Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC)
  • United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • USGBC Central PA Chapter
  • Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC)

Awards & Honors
We do not set out to earn industry awards when we break ground on a construction project, but when we get recognized by our peers, it’s pretty special. A few of the green building honors that we have received include:

  • North American Sustainable Enterprise Award – recognizes enterprises for advancing triple-bottom-line sustainability
  • Top 100 Green Contractors – ranked by Engineering News-Record (2012)
  • USGBC Central PA Chapter – Green Building Awards
  • ABC Delaware Chapter – Green Excellence Awards
  • Delaware Contractors Association – Award of Excellence for LEED® Green Building
  • ABC Keystone Chapter – Excellence Awards for GC LEED and GC Sustainable Green categories

Contact us to learn more about our Green Building services.

Our Planet, Our Responsibility
Wohlsen is serious about the impact our business has on the environment. Through facilities and employee training programs, we strive to reduce our carbon footprint. Here are a few of the practices we have initiated:

  • Sustainability Coordinator & Committee
  • Sustainability training for all employees
  • Over 20 employees with professional green credentials
  • Two LEED® Certified office locations
  • 100% use of ENERGY STAR® equipment
  • Recycling at all Wohlsen offices

“Throughout the project, Wohlsen was part of our team. Their professionalism, expertise and knowledge of green construction methods helped to advance the Y mission while being good stewards of community resources.”

Jeffrey S. Kenderdine, Chief Executive Officer
Lancaster County YMCA
Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA
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