Phuket, Thailand. 11 February 2013 – Development Management Group Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that John Covello, Sustainability Manager, has earned his LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) designation with Building Design and Construction specialization. Each LEED AP has passed the accreditation exam administered by the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute. The designation demonstrates technical competence with regard to green building practices and principles, as well as LEED requirements, resources, and processes. John joins Development Management Group’s existing team of LEED AP’s and Green Associates and is one of small number of sustainable building specialists in Thailand for who have earned the LEED Accredited Professional (AP) specialty designation, identifying him as a professional with knowledge of the best strategies for incorporating green building principles. “We are seeing more and more owners and building operators in SE Asia interested in Sustainability simply because of the sound financial return provided by the operating expense savings from a sustainable and green building.” according to David Arell of DMG. Development Management Group welcomes this latest addition to its LEED certified staff. “Congratulations John!”
About Development Management Group, Co., Ltd.
Development Management Group (DMG) is a Construction and Development Manager headquartered in Phuket, serving owners, developers, real estate investors and buyers in luxury resort and residential developments. Whether your project is a single superbly-crafted oceanfront villa or a high-yield resort development, DMG will take Clients’ goals to heart and commit highly-qualified personnel and polished management systems to carry dreams from concept to reality. The owner of DMG, O.B. Wetzell, added that “The prudence of sustainability and environmental sensitivity is axiomatic to DMG’s management practices.”
LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a certification program for new and renovated buildings that encourages the process of a holistic approach to sustainable building. USGBC’s LEED certification is a voluntary program that has created a methodical multi-step process for the implementation of strategies for the better energy, environmental, and health performance of buildings.
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