Jason Kliwinski

CEO/Co-Founder, Green Building Center; Principal, Designs for Life

Jason focuses on three main areas: green Architecture, Consulting and Education. He is your Sustainability A.C.E.

As a practicing Architect, Jason’s work includes the restoration, preservation, and adaptive reuse/renovation of existing buildings as well as creating new environmentally responsible, healthy buildings for twenty years. Jason’s firm, Designs for Life, approaches projects practically & holistically, focusing on incorporating sustainability to the fullest extent possible on-time and on-budget.

As a consultant, Jason has assisted clients across multiple markets in achieving LEED certifications in ID&C, BD&C, CI, EBOM, and Homes rating systems on dozens of projects. His collaborative, the Green Building Center, provides a convenient one-stop suite of sustainability services to teams, making green building easier and more cost effective. For example, Jason helped Suez North America achieve LEED ID&C Gold certification on its 110,000sf corporate headquarters, exceeding the Silver goal established by the Owner at no additional cost while identifying over $60,000 in energy efficiency incentives.

Jason is a passionate educator. He is LEED Faculty, a Climate Reality Leader, & GPro Instructor. He has developed & taught green curriculum for K-12, higher education and professional development levels on a range of green topics, including LEED, GPro and Energy Code courses.