May 6, 2009

PROTECS Announces Jay McKenna, Vice President of Operations, Has Received LEED™ Accredidation

Continuing to focus on customer objectives, PROTECS expands service offerings for “Green and Clean Technology” Industries

Conshohocken, PA, May 6, 2009— PROTECS (, a turnkey project and construction management firm dedicated to high-tech industries, is pleased to announce Jay McKenna, Vice President of Operations, has received his LEED Accredidation. With the increases investment in and demand for “green” and “clean” technologies and practices, PROTECS is committed to being a leader in project and construction management sustainability initiatives.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council to establish a set of guidelines for sustainable building practices. The LEED Accreditation Program requires building industry professionals to understand and demonstrate the process of developing sustainable buildings and the LEED Green Building Rating System™, a benchmark system for rating “green” buildings. Currently, fewer than 80,000 professionals across the world have earned the designation.

PROTECS remains committed to providing socially responsible construction practices for its clients and the environment. Founder and President of PROTECS, Christopher DiPaolo commented, “I am extremely proud to have Jay lead our “green” efforts as we continue to partner with our clients on initiatives that are meaningful to the world. Sustainable buildings are the way of the future and Jay’s accreditation is one more step for PROTECS in that direction.”

PROTECS is a single source project and construction management company dedicated to providing turnkey facility-relates capital projects and real estate consulting to the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Contract Outsourcing, Photovoltaic, Data Center, Semiconductor, Medical Device and Specialty Chemical Industries throughout the US.

PROTECS’ project delivery spepcialists can manage your project throughout its full life cycle from site selection through construction into facilities management. PROTECS provides real estate consulting, due diligence, master planning, program/project/construction management, design/build and facility management services to emerging, midsize and mature life science and technology based companies.

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