Sustainable Construction. We are expert administrators of LEED projects.

Columbia is a leader in Green Building Construction Management. We work together with our clients to build projects that better protect our environment and deliver the best value. Columbia is continuously involved in multiple LEED projects and we are active with the USGBC Massachusetts Chapter. Signatory to BuildingGreen's Contractor's Commitment to Sustainable Building Practices, Columbia pledges to make a best faith effort to implement the criteria in the Contractor’s Commitment at the ‘good’ level or higher on 30% of company projects by dollar volume.

We are expert administrators of LEED projects. Our dedicated in-house Sustainability Director, along with our team of LEED Accredited Professionals, facilitate throughout LEED certification. This includes proactively finding cost-effective sustainable solutions to keep projects within budget. We are a committed partner with our clients in meeting our shared goal of environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

In addition to our LEED services, Columbia's Energy Division specializes in providing building performance assessment services. Our team identifies available financial incentives and rebates, and implements integrated energy conservation solutions and energy efficient and sustainable measures.

Columbia's ongoing sustainability initiatives include: 

  • Signatory to BuildingGreen's Contractor's Commitment to Sustainable Building Practices 
  • Publicly support legislation for carbon reduction policies on local, state, and national levels
  • Indoor air quality management required on all jobs 
  • Public written support in favor of a Net Zero Stretch Code in MA 
  • Fleet and shared electric vehicles (EVs) 
  • Free EV charging at office and jobsites 
  • LED temp lighting required on all jobs 
  • Solar PV on Columbia headquarters


  • LEED Strategy Development & Guidance
  • LEED Online Project Registration
  • LEED Technical Reviews
  • Oversight through award of LEED Certification