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Elena Goldstein Lake

Project Manager

Trained in civil engineering with a graduate degree in green design, Elena Goldstein Lake’s project experience includes LEED projects, WELL building projects, Earth Advantage projects, energy and waste audits, materiality assessments, and climate action plans. Having also served for four years as a LEED reviewer, she offers proven expertise successfully guiding project teams through the LEED process and coaching contractors through product selection.

Elena has served as an instructor on green building design and construction at Carnegie Mellon University; on the business of green buildings at Duquesne University; and on LEED documentation at Pittsburgh’s Green Building Alliance.


  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Master of Science (Green Design)
    Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering)
  • Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI)
    LEED Reviewer Training course

Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

  • U.S. Green Building Council
    LEED AP Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
    LEED Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group, Member
  • Earth Advantage Commercial
    Project Steward
  • International Living Future Institute
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
    Certified Engineer in Training (EIT)

Selected Experience

  • Evolve EA
  • SRI Quality System Registrar
  • Tetra Tech
  • Green Building Alliance
  • Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.


  • Carnegie Mellon University
    Instructor, Green Building Design and Construction Management
  • Duquesne University
    Business of Green Buildings
  • Green Building Alliance (Pittsburgh, PA)
    Instructor, LEED Documentation

  • Facebook
    Ireland Data Center
  • Equinix
    California (SV10) Data Center