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    Ana Ruiz

    Senior Consultant

    From Brightworks’ office in Portland, Oregon, Ana Ruiz consults on LEED and sustainability projects under multiple rating systems. As a Residential Specialist at Brightworks, Ana leads numerous residential projects under the LEED for Homes rating system, and similar green building frameworks for midrise, townhome, and single-family residential developments. Her LEED Green Rater accreditation allows her to provide on-site verification services to validate the performance outcomes required by the LEED for Homes rating system. 

    Ana has significant previous LEED project management experience in other LEED project types. She has managed new construction projects under the LEED for Building Design and Construction system and has managed existing building programs under the LEED for Operations and Maintenance and other certifications such as EarthCheck.  

    As a USGBC Faculty member, Ana is one of fewer than 200 individuals worldwide qualified to provide accredited trainings on behalf of the U.S. Green Building Council.  


    • University of Edinburgh
      Master of Science (Advanced Sustainable Design) 
    • Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
      Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism  

    Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

    • U.S. Green Building Council
      LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C)
      LEED AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M)
      LEED Green Rater Faculty 
      USGBC Faculty
    • UNAM, Mexico
      Certification Program in Bioclimatic Architecture and Sustainability