San Jose, CA, June 13, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today the promotion of Michelle Mann to Project Manager.

Mann previously served as an Associate for the female-founded ID360, working with sustainable policy, programs and third-party green building rating systems to support public and private sector clients. In her new role, Mann will provide leadership across the ID360 portfolio working directly with local governments and design professionals to advance goals for more sustainable buildings and communities. 

“Michelle has demonstrated success in many aspects of her work here at ID360,” said Melanie Jacobson, Principal and Founder, ID360. “This promotion is the culmination of her hard work, dedication, and subject matter expertise.”

Mann holds a Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in International Relations from the University of Alabama. Additionally, she is certified in Natural Resource Management through the University of Denver and is trained in OSHA safety standards.

“This new role is an exciting next step in my career and I am grateful for the opportunity to build on successes, grow, and expand my impact,” said Michelle Man, Project Manager, ID360. 

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San Jose, CA, June 04, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today the promotion of Leila Silver to Associate Principal of our Sustainable Buildings and Communities team. 

Silver takes on this new role while maintaining her role as Sustainable Policy and Programs Manager for the female-founded, San Jose-based ID360. Silver’s expanded role positions her to provide project delivery leadership and subject matter expertise to ensure ID360 clients’ goals are met to the highest caliber. 

“With her exceptional leadership, dedication, and proven track record of success, Leila is an invaluable asset to our team,” said Melanie Jacobson, Principal and Founder ID360. “This promotion is a testament to her hard work and commitment and I am confident she will excel in this new role advancing our mission of sustainable buildings and communities.”

Silver is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts and Liberal Sciences in Sustainability. She is licensed as a CALGreen Inspector and Plans Examiner and is credentialed as a LEED Accredited Professional with a specialty in Building Design & Construction. Silver started with ID360 more than six years ago as a Project Manager and has successfully worked across sustainability projects with the cities of Palo Alto, South San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, Culver City, and many others. 

“I am excited and grateful for this opportunity,” said Leila Silver. “In this new role, I intend to build on our success and continue to grow our reach and support for sustainable buildings and communities.”

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Menlo Park, CA April 02, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today support for the Solar App Plus program for the City of El Cerrito. 

The goal of this work is to provide technical support to the City of El Cerrito’s Solar App Plus program implementation. The top priority is to ensure the program will achieve long-term goals and ultimately result in new construction and existing building development achieving energy efficiency

“Solar App Plus is an innovative and forward-thinking program for cities,” said Melanie Jacobson, Principal and Founder of ID360. “El Cerrito is committed to environmental stewardship and its effort to reduce its carbon footprint. Our work with the city will promote renewable energy adoption and sustainability within the local community of El Cerrito.”

Solar App Plus is a web-based platform that automates solar permitting for local governments and other authorities having jurisdiction. The Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office funded the initial development and commercialization of the tool in 2019.  Solar App Plus makes rooftop solar adoption easier for local governments to quickly and safely approve standardized rooftop projects.

For the City of El Cerrito, the adoption of the Solar App Plus Program is a testament to its dedication to fostering a clean and sustainable future for its residents. ID360 will assist city staff in developing and implementing this program to meet the City’s sustainability goals. 

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