Neenah, Wis. – Miron Construction Co., Inc.’s Director of Sustainable Services, Theresa Lehman, LEED Fellow, LEED AP-BD+C, ID+C, was recently selected as a co-chair for the 2013 United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Establish Common Ground Around Green Schools Advocacy Campaign.
The launch of the campaign co-chair volunteer positions is intended to increase advocacy engagement opportunities for the USGBC chapter volunteer network. The inaugural class of 14 campaign co-chairs was chosen from 12 states and every USGBC chapter region by a five-judge panel. The co-chairs will help drive nationwide activity on seven green building policy priority areas, including:
- Mainstream Building Benchmarking
- Highlight Green Homes
- Leadership with LEED
- Establish Common Ground Around Green Schools
- Value Healthy and Efficient Affordable Housing
- Build Better Codes
- Improve Energy Data Access
The Establish Common Ground Around Green Schools national advocacy campaign will help live out USGBC’s vision: green schools for everyone within this generation. USGBC believes that by promoting the design and construction of green schools, and by greening the operations and maintenance of existing schools, a tremendous impact on student health, school operational costs and the environment can be made.
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Miron Construction Co., Inc., named 2012 Contractor of the Year by ENR Midwest, is a forward-thinking, fast-growing private company completing work throughout the nation. Miron is currently listed 115th among all general contractors in the United States and among the top 10 construction companies serving the Midwest by Engineering News Record (based on revenue figures for 2011). Miron provides innovative pre-construction, construction management, design-build and general construction services and is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., with regional offices in Madison, Wausau and Milwaukee, Wis., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Negaunee, Mich., and Virginia, Minn. Miron is also the Official Provider of Construction Services for the Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field. For more information, please visit miron-construction.com.