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Sustainability & Green Building

Helping Transform the Future of Construction

We have a long-standing commitment to incorporating green, sustainable ideas into our projects.


ABEL Construction has a long-standing commitment to incorporating Green ideas into our projects. We are proud members of the U.S. Green Building Council, the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders working to improve the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. We also encourage all of our employees to pursue the LEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) professional accreditation.

To further complement our commitment to Green building, ABEL Construction has all of the dedicated resources necessary to monitor and manage the LEED certification process from pre-construction to completion.

Our LEED Accredited Professionals on staff include:
- Paul Hirn, Vice President of Design Build
- Brandon Estenfelder, Project Manager
- Derrick Anderson, President
- Chelsea Sellers, Project Designer
- Crystal Schiess, Project Manager Assistant, LEED Coordinator

ABEL Construction Green Projects

GBBN Architects Office Renovation, Louisville, Kentucky
LEED CI v2009 – Gold – Paul Hirn AP

Norton Cancer Institute, Louisville, Kentucky
LEED NC v3 – Certified – Paul Hirn AP

Park Federal Community Bank, New Albany, Indiana
LEED NC v3 – Certified – Shane Ramsey AP

UL Equine Center New Addition, Louisville, Kentucky
LEED NC v2009 – Silver – Paul Hirn AP

UL Lynn Soccer Stadium, Louisville, Kentucky
LEED – Silver – Paul Hirn AP

UL Student Activities Center, Louisville, Kentucky
LEED – Gold – Paul Hirn AP

Green Building Resources

For more about the Green Building process, visit the link below.
US Green Building Council
Green Building Certification Institute
LEED Online

Permitting & Plan Review

Louisville Building Permit/Certificate Occupancy Search
Kentucky Plan Review Status Search

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