The Green Building Center provides real estate developers, design teams, facilities managers, and owners with an indispensable, one-stop, sustainable solution for every phase of a project from conception to completion, creating an integrative project delivery experience with our vetted member network.
Conceptualized by architect and sustainability expert, Jason Kliwinski, the Green Building Center focuses on creating collaborative experiences to achieve the highest levels of sustainability possible, on time and within your established budget. The result is that our integrative process incorporates sustainability into every aspect of the project, saving clients tremendous time and money. Our comprehensive services can include green consulting, design, construction and products. We are also passionate educators. Our Members are Subject Matter Experts in their respective fields providing educational workshops locally, nationally and internationally for a wide variety of clientele & organizations.
Architect Jason Kliwinski is one of the most recognized Sustainable Design experts in the country. One of less than 200 LEED™ Fellows in the world, Jason’s dedication to the restoration, preservation, and adaptive use of existing facilities, as well as the creation of environmentally responsible, healthy new buildings has earned him a reputation as a pragmatic designer and passionate advocate of sustainability.
Jason is also co-founder of the New Jersey Chapter of the US Green Building Council and former President of the AIA-NJ. He is a dedicated advocate for green building and contributes significant time to developing legislation and policy around creating sustainable communities and addressing climate change, working through AIA-NJ and USGBC-NJ. He currently serves as the North East regional Chair of the Committee on the Environment for the American Institute of Architects, Chair of the Resiliency Committee and Education Committee for USGBC-NJ,and sits on the Code Advisory Board of the NJ.
Jason is passionate about education. He has been LEED™ Faculty® since 2008, is a GPro Instructor and Climate Reality Leader®. He also taught as an adjunct professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, School of Architecture in their Sustainable Certificate and Masters in Sustainability programs. Courses include Creating Healthy Indoor Environmental Quality & Sustainable Design of Energy Efficient Buildings. Recent presentations nationally include Greenbuild, International Association of School Board Officials, and SCUP.
Jason works to integrate sustainability on time and within budget on every project. Jason maintains his own private architectural practice, Designs for Life llc, catering to the green commercial, educational, institutional, hospitality and residential markets. In addition he is a well recognized sustainability consultant, experienced carbon neutrality master planner for major institutions, & innovative net zero energy/water/waste designer. Jason divides his time between our offices in New York City and New Jersey.
Jason Kliwinski, AIA, LEED™ Fellow
Certified Sustainable Building Advisor, LEEDap BD&C/OM LEED™ Faculty®, GPro Instructor, Certified Climate Realty Leader®
Founder & CEO
"Our goal is to provide an integrative project delivery experience, making building green easy while achieving the highest levels of sustainability on time & within your budget!"