Lyle
Scott
B.E.Sc
P.Eng.
LEED AP BD+C
Principal
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B.E.Sc
P.Eng.
LEED AP BD+C
Principal

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Sustainability isn't a separate discipline.

With more than 25 years of experience in sustainable design, development, and operations, Lyle has a broad (and trusted) perspective on the best sustainability strategy for his clients. A trained mechanical engineer specializing in energy efficiency, facilities management, and sustainable development, Lyle is the founding and managing Principal of Footprint. Providing leadership to the growing Footprint team, Lyle’s greatest strength is collaborating with architects, engineers, and developers to create the most appropriate sustainability solution. Having worked as both a facilities manager at the Hospital for Sick Children and as a developer and contractor, Lyle’s well-rounded experience is very valuable for clients.

Sustainability isn't a separate discipline.

With more than 25 years of experience in sustainable design, development, and operations, Lyle has a broad (and trusted) perspective on the best sustainability strategy for his clients. A trained mechanical engineer specializing in energy efficiency, facilities management, and sustainable development, Lyle is the founding and managing Principal of Footprint. Providing leadership to the growing Footprint team, Lyle’s greatest strength is collaborating with architects, engineers, and developers to create the most appropriate sustainability solution. Having worked as both a facilities manager at the Hospital for Sick Children and as a developer and contractor, Lyle’s well-rounded experience is very valuable for clients.

“Since Footprint was founded a decade ago, I've had one goal: to provide the architecture, engineering, and construction industry with the tools and information needed to design, build, and maintain better, more sustainable buildings. Being part of Smith + Andersen means that Footprint has the opportunity to work side-by-side with smart people who are committed to sustainability as a fundamental part of design.” 

For many years, Lyle has played a leadership role in this industry, serving as a founding member of Sustainable Buildings Canada and holding numerous positions within the Canada Green Building Council (currently chair of the CaGBC LEED Management Committee). Lyle has also served as a technical resource to the cities of Toronto, Edmonton, and Calgary, as well as an advisor to sustainability programs at Humber College and the University of Toronto. He has also played an instrumental leadership role in several sustainability “firsts”, including the first CaGBC multi-residential building, and has championed many other LEED and low carbon projects bridging all building types and sectors.