Mount Holly, NJ, 14 November 2008 – Earlier his month Angelo Pappas Butera of Mount Holly’s RYEBREAD Architects was designated as a LEED Accredited Professional by the U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design.
LEED Professional Accreditation distinguishes design professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED building certification process. According to the USGBC, LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System. Only a fraction of licensed architects have attained LEED accreditation.
“We have been working with RYEBREAD on green projects for years,” says Joe Biluck, a nationally recognized leader in energy conservation and Director of Operations & Technology for the Medford School District. Under Biluck’s direction, the District has installed geothermal heating/cooling systems, fueled their bus fleet with biodiesel, and is now mounting photovoltaic panels on their school roofs.
Mr. Butera concentrates on sustainable architecture, and was recently responsible for the new library with green strategies at Fort Dix Elementary School in Pemberton. Butera is a founding partner of RYEBREAD Architects, a resident of Evesham, Past-President of the Mount Laurel Rotary and Githens Center, and an expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act. His is a licensed architect in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, as well as being a licensed planner and interior designer in New Jersey.
The name “RYEBREAD” is an acronym for Regan Young England Butera; Referendums, Engineering, Architecture, Design. The firm provides professional services for renovations and expansions to building envelopes, systems, and interiors for public- and private-sector Clients around Burlington County, and beyond.