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Design AVEnues

115 Angelita Avenue
Pacifica, CA 94044


Service area: 200 miles

Our goal is to help each client build capacity, as an individual or an organization, to succeed in the rapidly growing and changing arena of green building.

We support LEED and GreenPoint Rated home projects -- both single-family and multi-family -- from inception through to completion, providing expert advice and custom and standardized project management tools. We offer navigational guidance based on our 15 years of full-time green building experience and our nationwide network of professional resources.

Ann Edminster, M.Arch., owner of Design AVEnues, is a recognized national expert on green home design and construction. She is a principal author of the LEED for Homes Rating System and consults to builders, owners, developers, supply chain clients, design firms, utilities, investors, and public agencies. She sits on the advisory boards of several private companies and is an advisor to

Established in 1985 and exclusively focused on green building since 1993, Design AVEnues has consulted on dozens of green home projects, representing hundreds of units, throughout California. Our projects iinclude the first LEED Platinum Home in the U.S., a home targeting the highest-ever LEED Home score (under construction in 2009), and a number of exemplary affordable housing projects.

Staff qualifications include LEED AP, GreenPoint Rater, Certified Green Building Professional, and HERS Rater. We are members of USGBC, Build It Green, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility, and others.