Sarah Spencer-Workman

Sarah Spencer-Workman, a LEED AP & WELL AP, has long focused her attention on how sustainability positively contributes to the design and construction of the built environment, and its effects on occupant health.  She is locally and nationally recognized for her sustainability expertise. At NORESCO, Sarah manages a team of sustainability service consultants who develop and implement sustainability solutions on projects across the nation. She has extensive experience with sustainability rating systems beyond WELL, including, Fitwel, LEED, and Green Globes. Sarah brings extensive leadership experience on diverse projects in both the public and private sector. She was a recipient of the Surgeon General’s award for her research on plants and smoking, received the Governor’s Sustainable Mainstreet award in the State of Colorado for a sustainable master plan in a local community, and has been recognized as a leading professional in sustainability since the late 1990’s.  Sarah and her team are currently working on multiple projects registered to pursue WELL Certification, including two projects pursuing pilot WELL certifications. Sarah’s team has been recognized as a leading provider for WELL certification by IWBI.  She is an adjunct- lecturer for the Environmental Design program at the University of Colorado Boulder, and is a published author.  Sarah enjoys international travel and has had the opportunity to volunteer her time working with the Rain Forest Alliance in Costa Rica to develop and implement their “Triple A” Sustainability Ratings as performance measurements for local coffee farms.  Outside of the office, Sarah provides support and volunteer services to Brent’s Place and Children’s Hospital.  She is an avid scuba diver and cross country skier.   Sarah holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Master of Regional Planning and Economic Development from the University of Massachusetts.