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WSN's Tautges earns LEED accreditation


Jeremy Tautges, engineer in training at Widseth Smith Nolting, has become a LEED accredited professional.

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System is a voluntary national standard for developing sustainable buildings that are energy- and water-efficient and typically cost less to operate and maintain than conventional buildings.

LEED accredited professionals understand green building practices and principles and are familiar with LEED requirements, resources and processes.

Tautges is a mechanical engineer in training in Minnesota and has been with WSN since 2007. His duties include project coordination, design and specification for mechanical (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and industrial processes) and plumbing piping systems for educational and commercial facilities.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from North Dakota State University. Tautges will lend his LEED AP expertise to the entire WSN service area as a member of the WSN Green Team.

WSN is a multi-disciplined firm providing architectural, engineering, land surveying, and environmental services.