Meet the Team

we build awareness of our findings through our connections

and promote upskilling to positively impact the built environment

Sara Loveland

Co-Founder and Partner

Sara is a natural advocate and leader, personally committed to finding ways for diverse groups of stakeholders to realize positive economic benefits through environmentally conscious business practices. She spent many years building environmental companies in the Washington DC area and has experience in real estate development and asset management, adult education, elected public service, and charitable organization governance.

In 2016, the Blue Ridge Mountains called her west to Rappahannock County, Virginia. Since that time she has been focused on regenerative agriculture practices and residential retrofit projects. Sara cultivates her passion projects at Fulmine Farm and shares her enthusiasm for community and nature through her work on the board of directors of Rapptrails.

Sara holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Arizona State University and a Master of Business Administration in Environmental Policy & Management from The George Washington University.

You can check out her enthusiasm for green jobs and building the green economy via YouTube and coverage in several other major media outlets.

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Ashleigh Uiska

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Ashleigh is a strategic and seasoned building consultant with international experience in the public, private and non-for-profit sectors, having overseen design/build and research projects focused on reducing carbon emissions, building science best-practices and green infrastructure for nearly two decades.

Ashleigh holds an Associate Degree in Environmental Design from the Ontario College of Art and Design and Master of Science in Architecture from the University of East London with the Centre for Alternative Technology. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Green Roof Professional. Ashleigh is a member of Passive House Canada, Scottish Green Infrastructure Forum, the Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council, the Ontario Natural Building Coalition and Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.

She has presented at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, Glendon College at York University, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Fleming College School of Natural Resource Sciences, and the Centre for Alternative Technology on topics including Green Walls, Green Infrastructure, and Sustainable Architecture and Building Science. She has also developed continuing education courses for the American Institutes of Architects, the Canadian Green Building Council, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Green Infrastructure Foundation.

She is currently the Co-Chair of the Asquith Collier Association. Ashleigh resides in downtown Toronto and relishes the urban forest with her children and dog Tiken.

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