Wade Martin, RPA, CVS, LEED AP, CCC
As sustainable or "green" design and construction are growing, today's designer and architects are putting thoughtful considerations in incorporating sustainability to their design and its cost impact toward the project life cycle cost.
For this premier edition, "U.S. Cost Newsletter" (USC) interviewed Wade Martin, RPA, CVS, LEED AP, CCC, Vice President of Cost Estimating at U.S. Cost on his expertise and involvement in sustainable design and construction.
:When and how did U.S. Cost
first get involved in sustainable design?
: U.S. Cost
was one of the early participants in sustainable design concept with our first involvement back in 1997 for a value engineering (VE) project, where U.S. Cost
was asked to incorporate sustainability as part of the VE approach.