Heather Holdridge

last updated 11/28/2017

Heather Gayle Holdridge

Sustainability Coordinator at Lake Flato

311 Third Street, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Lake Flato
HQ Phone:
(210) 227-3335

General Information


Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering , The University of Texas at Austin

Master of Business AdministrationThe University of Texas at San Antonio


Board Member - Build San Antonio Green

Board of Managers Member - Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

Board Member - Solar San Antonio

Board Member - USGBC Central Texas

Member - BuildingGreen , Inc.

Active Board Member - USGBC North Texas Chapter

Recent News  

Leadership Council | 2030 Districts Project Portal

Heather Gayle Holdridge
Heather Gayle Holdridge, LEED AP BD+C, EIT, Assoc. AIA is the Sustainability Director at Lake|Flato Architects, a firm that has gained national recognition for architecture that successfully responds to its particular place while seamlessly integrating with the natural environment. Leveraging her background in mechanical engineering, Heather directs all Lake|Flato project teams in establishing achievable sustainability goals. She devises strategies and establishes methods and systems to realize those goals under programs such as LEED, the 2030 Challenge, and the Living Building Challenge. Heather works closely with design teams to evaluate appropriate passive systems and performs energy modeling throughout the design process. Heather's projects have included the Engineered BioSystems Building at Georgia Tech University; the Austin Central Library; Vanderbilt University's Engineering and Medicine Building, and the LIVESTRONG Foundation facility. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Heather is the Chair of the San Antonio 2030 District Leadership Advisory Council, and was instrumental in garnering grassroots interest to establish a 2030 District in San Antonio.

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News | Lake Flato

If you are attending Greenbuild this year, look for Sustainability Director Heather Holdridge, EIT, Assoc. AIA, LEED Fellow; Associate Partner Matt Wallace, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; and Project Architect Kerry Phillips, AIA, LEED AP BD+C.
Heather Holdridge Elected to Class of 2017 LEED Fellows October 2017 Lake|Flato's Sustainability Director Heather Holdridge has been honored in the class of 2017 LEED Fellows. Heather Holdridge Featured in Architect Magazine Video Series on Collaboration Sustainability Director Heather Holdridge was featured in ARCHITECT Magazine's architectural practice video series. "Our firm is a really collaborative environment. We really thrive on collaborating with each other. We also really enjoy collaboarting with users, owners and our consultants as well...It's been a meaningful way for us to learn a lot and integrate other perspectives into our work. In this video, Heather describes Lake | Flato's best practices towards acheiving buildings that exemplify the best in sustainability through a culture of engagement.

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USGBC Texas - News

USGBC Texas is proud to recognize two of our very own Chapter leaders who have joined the ranks of this prestigious group, Chris Mundell and Heather Holdridge.
Heather Holdridge, South Texas About Heather Holdridge Heather is the Sustainability Director at Lake|Flato Architects. Leveraging her mechanical engineering backround, she directs all Lake|Flato teams in establishing and achieving sustainbility goals by devising strategies and systems under programs such as LEED, the 2030 Challenge, and the Living Building Challenge. Heather works closely with teams to evaluate passive systems and performs energy modeling throughout the design process. As an active Board Member for USGBC, Heather has been instrumental in establishing LEED standards and is Co-Chair of the San Antonio AIA Committee on the Environment.

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