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Katie Luong

Project Manager

Based in Brightworks Sustainability’s Los Angeles office, Katie Luong supports Brightworks clients throughout the United States. She contributed to the LEED programs for GUCCI’s 2016 new store roll out program throughout the United States, and works frequently with multifamily housing developer Gerding Edlen.

As a Fitwel Ambassador, Katie has experience with Fitwel programs for multiple building types, including commercial interiors, multi-tenant base building, and multifamily residential. She is also an Envision Sustainability Professional, and is supporting the LEED and Envision programs for the Los Angeles World Airports Automatic People Mover (APM) project, a major addition to LAX airport that will better connect travelers to airport transportation in advance of the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.

Prior to Brightworks, Katie worked with the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board groundwater permitting unit, assessing several sites throughout Los Angeles County for compliance with water quality requirements. A former UC Presidential Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellow at UCLA, Katie was also highly engaged with sustainability programs in the University of California system. She also served as the LEED Education Coordinator for USGBC Students UCLA, including leading a yearlong program of LEED study workshops for undergraduate students.


Education


Technical Credentials & Professional Memberships

  • U.S. Green Building Council
    LEED AP Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
  • Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
    Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP)
  • Center for Active Design
    Fitwel Ambassador

Selected Experience

  • BTU Engineers
  • UCLA Transportation
  • UCLA Sustainability
  • Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board

Service

  • Living Building Challenge Collaborative Los Angeles Chapter, Communications Committee Co-Chair
  • U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter Legacy Project Committee Member
  • U.S. Green Building Council Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Volunteer