The Everyday Green team consists of experts across the residential spectrum. We’ve been involved in the green building and residential efficiency field as raters and trainers since 2002 and have the proven experience and advanced building science training to take your building to the next level of green.
Everyday Green Certifications and Program Support:
- LEED Homes Provider and LEED Homes Green Raters
- LEED Accredited Professional (AP) for Homes
- Enterprise Green Communities Technical Assistance Provider
- RESNET Provider
- HERS Raters and HERS Ratings
- ENERGY STAR for New Homes raters and partner
- Passive House (PHIUS+) Raters
- National Green Building Standard Green Verifiers
- WaterSense verifiers
- Indoor airPLUS verifiers and partners
- DOE Challenge Home Raters
- Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst and Envelope professionals, trainers and proctors
- DC Certified Business Entity – number LSR29741062014
Everyday Green Management Team
Andrea Foss, Founder and Managing Partner
LEED Homes Quality Assurance Designee, LEED Homes Green Rater, LEED AP Homes, NGBS Green Verifier
Andrea is from a family of contractors in Lancaster County, PA. She started Everyday Green in 2008 to help builders, architects and developers realize that incorporating green building practices is not only achievable but also rewarding. Andrea oversees client services helping project teams develop design and construction strategies to build better-performing buildings.
Andrea is an expert on green building programs, serving as a LEED Homes Green Rater exam writer and education reviewer for the Green Building Certification Institute. She is also a trainer for the HUD Green Building Training Academy. Andrea gained her in-depth understanding of green building working at the U.S. Green Building Council supporting the development of the LEED for Homes, Commercial Interiors and Existing Buildings rating systems.
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Environmental Studies from the George Washington University. She is also a member of the Historic Mt. Pleasant Board.
Scott Pusey, Green Building Services Director
RESNET Quality Assurance Designee, HERS Rater, LEED Homes Green Rater, BPI Building Analyst, BPI Envelope Specialist, BPI Proctor, PHIUS+ Rater
Scott is trained and certified in advanced building science and building diagnostic testing. He is an expert in home energy efficiency problems and has expanded Everyday Green’s offerings to Pennsylvania to include energy audits and code compliance testing. He works with commercial clients on wall assembly commissioning and infiltration performance testing.
Scott comes from Pusey & Raffensperger Builders where he oversaw all green building and energy efficiency testing. His construction and site management experience allows him to easily explain new green building concepts in familiar terms to residential building professionals. Scott is also a BPI trainer and proctor with our affiliate firm Building Science Tech.
Scott is a graduate of Rutgers University with a B.S. in psychology where he was also the captain of the Rutgers Swimming & Diving team.
Elliot Seibert, Director of Technical Services
HERS Rater, LEED Homes Green Rater, NGBS Green Verifier, BPI Building Analyst
Elliot is a mechanical engineer specializing in building science and energy efficiency. With ACCA training on mechanical systems design and performance, he assists project teams with equipment selection and design. Elliot performs Manual J and Manual D calculations for proper sizing. He oversees Everyday Green’s field testing and inspections, providing hands on problem solving and building analysis, as well as builder and sub-contractor training.
Elliot comes from ICF International where he helped EPA to create the ENERGY STAR 2011 New Homes specification, and oversaw residential QAQC programs for utility clients. Elliot graduated from The George Washington University with a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering.
Michael Feldman, Building Science Specialist HERS Rater, LEED Green Associate
Michael is a civil engineer specializing in building science and performance. With a broad background in traditional and green building concepts, he provides on-site verification of energy efficient building practices. Michael helps carry out Everyday Green’s field testing, inspections, and troubleshooting from pouring foundation through homeowner occupation. He also reviews plans for compliance with rating systems and models expected home energy performance.
Michael has a M.S. in Sustainable Engineering from Villanova University, where he researched the life cycle impacts of homes certified under the LEED and Living Building Challenge rating systems. He also got his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland while working on their 1st place entry to the Department of Energy’s 2011 Solar Decathlon, WaterShed.
Everyday Green adds value to our entire business process with feedback and support during design and reinforcing our attention to quality & detail during construction. Everyday Green often goes above and beyond what is required to ensure our projects our successful.— Karen Benner, Director of Product Development
Design SupportCost-benefit analysis, energy modeling and plan review
Green Building CertificationLEED Homes, ENERGY STAR, Passive House and NGBS ICC-700
Building DiagnosticsPerformance testing and inspections
Energy Code ComplianceBuilding code and IECC testing and inspections
Existing Multifamily & CommercialEnergy audits and building diagnostics
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