January 12, 2017, Phoenix, Ariz.—Warren Gorowitz, Ewing’s Vice President of Sustainability, was recently elected to the Green Building Initiative (GBI) Board of Directors for a three-year term.
The GBI is dedicated to accelerating the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings. The board is comprised of industry leaders from nongovernmental organizations, companies, architectural firms and academic institutions who provide direction for the GBI staff.
During the next few years on GBI's board, Gorowitz will be an active participant in green building and serve as a representative of the landscape and irrigation industry and promote the efficient use of outdoor water.
“Ewing recognizes the importance of green building, and outdoor water use is an important part of that,” said Gorowitz. “I’m honored to be able to represent Ewing and extend the principles of efficient water use to the GBI.”
Gorowitz has worked for Ewing for more than 20 years as a respected industry leader and water efficiency and sustainability professional. In 2016, he received an Executive Master of Sustainability Leadership from Arizona State University.
Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply is the largest family-owned supplier of landscape and water management products in the country. Ewing offers commercial and residential irrigation supplies, water management and sustainable solutions, landscape and turf products, hardscape, landscape lighting, water features, erosion control, industry-leading seminars and more to professionals serving the landscaping, sports fields, golf and agricultural industries.
About the Green Building Initiative™
The GBI is a nonprofit organization and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standards Developer dedicated to accelerating the adoption of green building best practices. Founded in 2004, the organization is the sole U.S. provider of the Green Globes. and federal Guiding Principles Compliance building certification programs. To learn more about opportunities to become involved in the GBI, contact email@example.com or visit the GBI website, www.thegbi.org.