The Clark Enersen Partners Offers "Green Building" Expertise in Every Specialization
The Clark Enersen Partners is proud to announce that 14 of its design professionals have recently achieved LEED accreditation. This credential demonstrates their expertise in environmentally sustainable building, from design through the application and certification process.
The Lincoln-based firm offers "green" ingenuity in each of its design disciplines.
To be LEED accredited, professionals must pass in-depth exams on the latest designs and technologies to conserve energy and natural resources.
This commitment to innovative design reflects The Clark Enersen Partner's core values - collaboration, service, integrity, relevance and sustainability.
Founded in 1946, the firm offers architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and interior design. The holistic approach allows the best ideas from each discipline to be integrated at the earliest stages of design, and ensures that all practical and aesthetic elements blend together seamlessly.
The new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professionals are Andrea Anderson, Rajeev Bajpeyi, Jeff Chadwick, Matt Glawatz, Evan Gunn, Jason Meier, Karen Nalow, Kristi Nohavec, Rob Olson, Eric Pavey, Nick Pischel, Tim Ripp, TJ Schirmer, and Stacy Spale.
Andrea Anderson, an architectural designer, works in the firm's Kansas City, Missouri office. She earned a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 2007. She has been with the firm for two years. Recent project include the new Science Building at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota, a project expected to be certified LEED Silver.
Rajeev Bajpeyi, an architectural designer, works in the Lincoln office and has been with the firm for nearly two years. Recent projects include Bruner Hall at the University of Nebraska-Kearney; the Christ Lutheran Church additions and renovations, the Offutt Air Force Base gate; Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility and the Farm Credit Services of America corporate office expansion.
Jeff Chadwick is a Principal of the firm. An architect, he has been with The Clark Enersen Partners for 17 years. His efforts have helped the firm win many design awards. Recent projects include the new Assurity Center, the Farm Credit Services of America corporate office expansion in Omaha, and the Friend Public Schools addition and renovation. He also provided architectural design for the Sunken Gardens, the Farm Credit Services of America corporate office, and new Hastings Middle School. He is a member of the Council of Educational Facilities Planners International.
Matt Glawatz is an architectural designer at the Lincoln office, and an Associate for the firm. He was responsible for design and documentation of the Arbor Day Foundation Corporate Headquarters remodel, the WRK Kinport Facade Replacement at 12th and P streets, the 8th Street Sawmill Dock, and the new Fiserv. (former ITI) Building 4, all in Lincoln; and the Leawood Pioneer Branch Library at Leawood, Kan. He is working on the new Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility. In addition, he is the incoming Regional Associate Director for AIA Central States (IA, KS, MO, NE, OK).
Evan Gunn, an architectural designer, has been with the firm for four years. Highlights of his recent work include the Farm Credit Services of America corporate office expansion in Omaha and the Nucor Detailing Center in Norfolk.
Jason Meier, a landscape architect, is leading the firm's new Overland Park, Kansas, office. A Kansas native, he has completed award-winning projects across the Midwest. His skills range from marketing and community engagement to landscape architecture design, master planning, and project management.
Karen Nalow has been with The Clark Enersen Partners for six years, and also was a former intern. She is working on Union Plaza, the new park along the Antelope Valley channel. She is a member of ASLA, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and a board member of UNL Garden Friends.
Kristi Nohavec, who is both a professional engineer and a registered architect, has been with the firm for 15 years. Recent projects include the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility, the Fiserv. (former ITI) building in Lincoln, the Lincoln East High School renovation and addition, and the new Hastings Middle School. She is on the Architectural Foundation of Nebraska board of directors, and is the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska Chapter's 2009 President-elect.
Rob Olson is a Principal and is on the firm's board of directors. An architect, he has been with the firm for 31 years. He has been the project manager for the new Assurity Center, and Ameritas corporate office remodel, both in Lincoln, Doane College's Chab Weyers Education and Hixson Lied Art Building in Crete, and the Farm Credit Services of America corporate office in Omaha.
Eric Pavey is a construction administrator and has been with the firm for seven years. Highlights include Doane College's Chab Weyers Education and Hixson Lied Art Building, the Nucor Detailing Center, the Falls City Public Library, and Christ Lutheran Church addition in Lincoln.
Nick Pischel, an architect, has been with the firm for two years. Recent projects include the Fiserv. office building, the Christ Lutheran Church Multipurpose Room and School Addition, the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility, and StarTran shelters and storage facility, all in Lincoln; the master plan for Peace Lutheran Church in Waverly, and the Farm Credit Services of America corporate office expansion.
Tim Ripp is a Principal and is on the board of directors for the firm. An architect, he is director of the firm's construction administration department. He has been with The Clark Enersen Partners for 15 years. Tim also is a member of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI). School projects include additions and renovations to Lincoln High School and East High School, West Holt Public Schools, and Friend Public Schools. Other highlights include the UNL North Stadium Expansion and Sunken Gardens Renovation.
TJ Schirmer is a Senior Principal for The Clark Enersen Partners. An electrical engineer, he has worked for the firm for 13 years. Recent projects include the Lincoln High and Lincoln East High School renovations, the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility, and the new Assurity Center. Schirmer also worked on the EPA Region 7 Science and Technology Center in Kansas City, which was the first EPA lab to be LEED Gold Certified.
Stacy Spale, interior designer, has been with the firm for two years. Highlights include the Nucor Detailing Center, the Cape Girardeau Public Library in Missouri, Bruner Hall at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, the West Holt Public School Addition and Remodel, and the Fiserv. office building.
The LEED credential is administered by the Green Building Certification Institute and recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.