Andrew Pace is the founder and owner of the Green Design Center®, which operates six retail locations, with others planned for the future. He is a past board member of the USGBC-WI Affiliate, and two-time president of the Construction Specifications Institute-Milwaukee Chapter. In 2003, he received the Citation for Distinguished Service from the American Institute of Architects. Andrew has been a materials consultant for numerous LEED®, NAHB®, Healthy Child Healthy World®, and Green Built Homes® projects, and his articles on healthy home construction have been published regionally and nationally. In 2008, he launched Degree of Green®, a new green building product rating system being used by retailers and manufacturers to educate consumers and eliminate confusion. He is currently developing protocols for the FRAT method (formaldehyde release attenuation test), which will allow IAQ professionals to pinpoint the exact surfaces in a home that are releasing dangerous levels of formaldehyde.
Andrew has served as a Board Member since 2018.