About

‍Our mission

AR Green is a sustainability consulting firm based in San Francisco that specializes in green building design and construction, third party certifications, carbon footprint reporting, strategic sustainability analysis and education. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, government, utilities, universities, developers, architects, engineers, and general contractors.

What sets us apart is our depth of experience in all aspects of the building process, our superior individualized service, and our holistic approach to sustainability that maximizes your project goals.

Why hire us?

‍We can help you increase the value of your assets by:
    - Improving green design and construction
    - Lowering building operational costs
    - Earning third party green certification
    - Enhancing occupants’ satisfaction, health, and productivity
    - Reducing risk of noncompliance with new regulations
    - Improving corporate image and prestige
    - Benefiting from rebates and government incentive programs

Meet us

Adhamina Rodriguez

Founder and CEO

 

Adhamina brings over 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry managing interdisciplinary teams to improve sustainability in buildings.

In her roles of Director of Sustainability, Project Executive, and Senior Project Manager for large corporations, Adhamina has managed hundreds of complex projects from beginning to end, has established strategic sustainability policies, and implemented green building design and construction to deliver healthier and better performing buildings.

Adhamina is an Architect/Civil Engineer from the University of Seville (Spain), and has a Master's Degree from Northwestern University’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Trained as architect, engineer, and construction manager, Adhamina can efficiently bridge between professions and brings together the project team, identifies
sustainable opportunities and goals, and documents the desired level of green building certification.

Adhamina teaches at U.C. Berkeley and lectures Stanford University since 2001. In 2011 she was recognized by Engineering-News-Record among California’s Top-20-Under-40. In 2017 Adhamina was featured at Pledge 1% Women-Who-Lead for creating change within her workplace and community.

Adhamina has served on the Board of several Energy and Sustainability Committees. Currently she is a member of the Board of Directors of AIA SF.

Personal Certificates and Accreditations:

LEED AP;  WELL AP; WELL Faculty; GreenPoint Rater and Advisor; BREEAM USA Licensed Assessor; ICC Certified CALGreen Plans Examiner; ICC Certified CALGreen Inspector; Living Future Accredited Professional; Fitwel Ambassador; Green Globes Professional; Virtual Design and Construction Certificate from Stanford University

Testimonials

What they say 

"Adhamina is extremely knowledgeable and deeply passionate about all aspects of sustainable construction."

Sara Neff

Vice President, Sustainability
Kilroy Realty Corporation

"Adhamina was truly a partner when planning our first LEED certified office in 2007. It was more than getting a certification, it was about doing right, the right thing."

Tony Smith

California Market ManagerTeknion

“Adhamina is highly recommended. She is extremely knowledgeable, proactive and reliable. She always achieves a positive result."

Edward Pike

President. CM for Ross
The Edward Pike Company

"Adhamina has a proven track record. She has a pragmatic and sensible approach to sustainability. She works well with the AEC community, and turns sound sustainable principles into realities."

Kerry Atkinson

Vice President. Division Manager
Swinerton Builders

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