John Amatruda has 31 years of professional experience. As the leader of Vidaris’ Green Services department, he specializes in environmentally conscious design and the evaluation of “green” materials and systems. He has worked as a consultant on over 90 LEED projects nationwide and internationally, using all variations of the LEED commercial program (including NC, CS, CI, EBOM, ND, and Schools). He also has authored a number of green building studies and publications, including the GSA LEED Cost Study for the US General Services Administration, the NYC Department of Buildings’ Energy Code Compliance Study, and the Green Material Selection Guidelines for the web-based Whole Building Design Guide.
Mr. Amatruda has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2001, and was the first LEED AP registered in the State of Connecticut. He was also one of the first 30 faculty members hired by the USGBC, and was named a LEED Fellow in 2013. He is additionally accredited as an International Assessor under the United Kingdom’s BREEAM green building rating system.