Ashburn, VA – November 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) – IBTS has been selected by Standard Enterprises Inc. (SEI) as their exclusive provider of Green Certification Verification Services for the rehabilitation of the St. Francis Apartment complex located in Meridian, Mississippi. The complex contains 90 apartment units throughout 14 buildings. IBTS will provide Green Design Consulting Services as well as necessary energy audits & testing as identified in the National Green Building Standard™ for Energy Consumption Reduction and Water Consumption Reduction.
IBTS will work closely with SEI in developing the project scoring to ensure that all requirements are built into the project so that consistent and thorough scoring and proper certification is assured from the beginning. This includes conducting plan reviews for green efforts as well as follow-up, rough?in, and final inspections to verify plans are properly followed.
IBTS will provide the necessary testing as identified in the ICC 700?2012 National Green Building Standard™ for Energy Consumption Reduction and Water Consumption Reduction. Testing will be coordinated with SEI Project Management to collect the necessary utility and consumption data so that the percentage difference between pre- and post-remodel usage can be properly calculated.
Certification data, scores, reports, and other necessary documents required for verification will be managed by IBTS. IBTS will implement a web-based system of documentation archival and verification for project success.
IBTS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to helping communities through quality services that reduce risk, enhance public safety, and improve quality of life. IBTS is headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia with branch offices across the country. IBTS’s work is guided by a Board of Directors made up of government officials appointed by five of the most highly respected, grassroots, state and local governmental associations. The board appointing organizations include the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA), the Council of State Governments (CSG), the National Association of Counties (NACo), the National League of Cities (NLC), and International City/County Management Association (ICMA).