Tommy Linstroth of Savannah-based sustainability consulting firm Trident Sustainability Group has been named to Building Design and Construction’s 40 Under 40. The annual list identifies those individuals from across the country who will lead our nation’s building design, construction and development for years to come. Linstroth previously has been named to the Savannah Business Journal’s 40 under 40 (2007) and the Georgia Trend 40 under 40 (2008).
Linstroth is the Principal of Trident Sustainability Group, a sustainability and green building consulting firm, and former Director of Sustainability for Melaver, Inc. He is a regular speaker on sustainable development throughout the country. He is the co-author of “Local Action: A New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy,” an upbeat and accessible guide for citizens, communities, and local governments interested in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and a contributing author of The Green Building Bottom Line.
Linstroth was founder and past-chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council, Savannah Chapter and now the Georgia Chapter, (USGBC). He serves on the Board of Directors for both the Georgia Conservation Voters, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating and lobbying for environmental issues at the state level, and the Live Oak Public Libraries. Linstroth also serves on the advisory board for the Creative Coast Initiative and the Mayors Healthy Savannah Initiative. He is an active participant and graduate of Leadership Savannah and the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL). Linstroth also serves on the Chatham Environmental Forum, working to implement county planning on issues related to energy, transportation and water quality.
Trident Sustainability Group is a full-service sustainability and green building consulting firm that focuses on providing triple bottom line solutions to a diverse range of clients both locally and nationwide. Trident provides hands on guidance on green building design and construction and offers extensive development-based expertise to help clients achieve LEED certification for their projects. Trident also provides institutional sustainability services to organizations, from nonprofit and small business to municipalities and government agencies looking to decrease energy and water consumption, improve indoor air quality, and reduce their environmental footprint.