New York City (June 19, 2012) – Israel Berger & Associates (IBA) and Viridian Energy & Environmental (Viridian) announced today the new company name for their combined operations, Vidaris, Inc. “We are focused on the integration of services to deepen our capabilities for Clients,” said Israel Berger, President of IBA and now CEO of Vidaris, Inc. “Vidaris, Inc. will serve as the conduit and corporate framework through which all our brands and current service offerings will continue to be provided. The combination of IBA and Viridian service offerings under Vidaris enables us to integrate our shared expertise in building envelope, energy efficiency, sustainability and building commissioning, in order to offer a holistic approach to our clients in these building sciences.”
Vidaris focuses on servicing a niche marketplace for specialty consultancies in the A/E/C industry and offers outstanding consulting and monitoring services for high-performance buildings and specialty structures in all real estate market sectors. By building synergy among brands, Vidaris creates value for its clients, providing a holistic approach to consulting services. Vidaris is headquartered in New York City. Its approximately 125 employees are located in four offices—California, Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts—providing services worldwide.
IBA, a Vidaris Company, is an internationally renowned consulting and inspection group, specializing in building envelopes, roofing, waterproofing, inspections and non-destructive testing technologies. IBA’s team includes registered architects and professional engineers. The firm provides services at all stages of the design and construction process for both new and existing buildings, from conception through completion. In New York City, IBA also provides on-site Special Inspections, Facade Inspection and Safety Program (Formerly Local Law 11/98), as well as Energy Code Progress Inspection services as required by law.
Viridian, a Vidaris Company, is a leading consulting group specializing in energy efficiency and in environmentally responsible design/construction. Viridian’s team includes Registered Architects, Professional Engineers, Urban Planners, Certified Energy Managers, LEED Accredited Professionals, and Certified Industrial Hygienists. Viridian provides services related to energy efficiency, commissioning, and sustainable design of all building types. Its expert staff provides Advanced Building Modeling, LEED Consulting, IAQ, Commissioning, and Retro-Commissioning services to Architects, Developers, Building Owners, Property Management Firms, and Institutional Clients.
IBA and Viridian are active members of several industry organizations, including AIA, ASHRAE, ASTM, and USGBC.