SOURCE: DOMANI Sustainability Consulting, LLC

August 07, 2006 12:39 ET

DOMANI Sustainability Consulting, LLC Opens Office in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 7, 2006 -- Ewire -- DOMANI, an executive level sustainability consulting and management firm based in Denver, Colorado, is pleased to announce that it opened an office in New York City on August 1st. The office will enable DOMANI to better service the energy efficiency and process improvement, green building/LEED certification, carbon/ green-house gas emissions, and sustainability branding needs of companies in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut region.

"DOMANI's Manhattan office will help companies achieve competitive advantages and bottom line value by implementing green building design programs, addressing climate change/greenhouse gas issues, and developing sound solutions for improving energy, water, and material use efficiencies," said William Sarni, CEO of DOMANI. "We have determined that the need for professional sustainability services in the tri-state area is robust."

Penny Knops, a LEED Accredited Professional with national and international experience, will direct DOMANI's New York office. Knops will report to CEO Sarni.

A graduate of the McGill University School of Architecture and recipient of the David Griffiths Scholarship for academic achievement, Knops is experienced with residential, museum, and retail building LEED Gold and Platinum certification projects, particularly in the New York area. Knops formerly worked as an architect, sustainable building consultant, and construction administrator/designer on such highly visible projects as One River Terrace at Battery Park, the Museum Tower/MoMA Expansion Project, and the Tommy Hilfiger flagship store in SoHo. She also held an editorial position at the professional publication "Costs and Benefits of High Performance Buildings."

DOMANI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Long Island-based Roux Associates, Inc., a highly respected 'ENR 200' environmental consulting and management firm. Roux Associates specializes in environmental remediation, Brownfield and site redevelopment, and a wide variety of environmental compliance services -- predominantly for Fortune 500 companies and large law firms.

"The new Manhattan office will enable DOMANI to support the sustainability needs of Roux's esteemed client base and enable us to develop relationships with other companies that are addressing business needs in energy, climate change, green building, and sustainability branding," said Mr. Sarni. "This is a very exciting time as industry embraces sustainability as a bottom line and competitive advantage."

For further information about the sustainability expertise of DOMANI, please visit or contact Maureen Meegan at 303.232.0193 or Mary Osterman at 631.232.7983.

DOMANI, a subsidiary of ENR 200 environmental consulting firm Roux Associates, Inc. (, provides sustainability services (energy efficiency and process improvement, greenhouse gas/carbon, green building/LEED, and strategic reporting and branding) to multinational clients worldwide.

Contact Information

  • Contact information for DOMANI's New York office is as follows:
    Penny Knops
    DOMANI Sustainability Consulting, LLC
    845 Third Avenue, Suite 626
    New York, NY 10022
    T: 646.290.5126
    F: 646.290.5001
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