Andrew Pace is the President of The Green Design Center in Waukesha, WI. Launched in 1992 as Safe Building Solutions, GDC is now the premiere retailer of green and healthy home building and improvement products and consulting in southeastern Wisconsin, and a major national distributor of green home improvement products.

Green Design Center is the culmination of 15+ years of green retail experience. Andrew can "install" a GDC within any existing hardware store or paint/decorating center. Don't waste valuable time or expense learning the hard way about green retail. Andrew provides everything that is required for you to become the green expert in your area.

Andrew Pace is a nationally recognized expert on green and healthy building products. Along with being profiled in numerous publications, Andrew has authored several articles about the construction of healthy homes, which have been published in national magazines, such as Environmental Design & Construction, Ecological Home Ideas, and Paint Dealer magazines. Pace is a columnist and serves as an editorial advisor for Green Building Product Dealer magazine. Andrew has recently launched a new green building product rating system called Degree of Green, which is used by retailers and manufacturers alike to educate consumers and eliminate confusion within the green building realm.

Andrew regularly shares his knowledge through online forums and blogs covering green and healthy home improvement and building topics. Further, his insights have been chronicled in print publications such as Home Improvement Magazine, based in Dallas, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Small Business Times, and others.

Andrew has lent his expertise in the field of technical product knowledge to the Paint and Decorating Contractors Association, the Construction Specifications Institute, and the National Hardware Manufacturers Association, as well as numerous regional conferences and presentations.