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Kolbe's Staff Architect, Mark Piquette, Earns LEED Accreditation
July 2, 2009

Mark Piquette, staff architect with Kolbe, passed the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® Accreditation Professional (LEED AP) exam. Piquette studied LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED-NC). Currently, he is applying this knowledge on two customers' projects seeking registration through LEED-NC: The University of Virginia's Bavaro Hall and the Cincinnati Zoo's Gift Shop.

Piquette is a registered architect and member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a certified professional of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and a Certified Documents Technologist (CDT). He also serves as the president-elect for the Northwest Wisconsin Chapter of AIA. He has 30 years of experience in both commercial and residential architecture.

Prior to joining Kolbe, Piquette managed the engineered wood products division at Wickes Lumber/United Building Centers/Timberroots Manufacturing where he designed floor systems and roof trusses. Previously, he worked as a project architect for various firms in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; and a few firms in Wisconsin. Most recently, he was with Hoffman Corporation in Appleton, Wis.

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