Dave Peterson

Diploma of Building Technology at BCIT 1988. Associate, CEI Architecture. In 2008, Dave started Blue Camas Consulting, focusing on sustainable building issues.

Blue Camas projects include Sustainability Consultant for the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Administration and Transit Buildings Expansions, helping to facilitate one of the RDN’s first initiatives into the Integrated Design Process as well as provide LEED Coordination Services.  Dave has also been part of one of the larger IDP initiatives in British Columbia, as a member of the Facilitation Team for the 14 housing and support services projects within the BC Housing / City of Vancouver – Provincial Homelessness Initiative providing homes and resources for the individuals facing mental health and addiction challenges.

As the primary LEED Consultant for one current LEED Canada BD+C 2009 Certification, and six LEED Canada NC 1.0 Certifications, Dave is one of the most experienced LEED BD+C Coordinators in the Vancouver area. Dave has extensive experience with all facets of LEED Certification including contractor and design consultants’ LEED Documentation, Credit Interpretation Requests, MURB, Core and Shell, Campus and Multiple Building, and Leased Tenant Spaces, as well as helping clients analyze their projects using Life Cycle Assessment and Energy Modelling solutions.

In addition to his work as IDP Facilitator and LEED Coordinator, Dave has also taken on contract work as a Recollective Affiliate on some of the most recent City of Vancouver Sustainability analyses under the Sustainable Large Development process, completing the Solid Waste Strategy for Rogers Arena West Tower and for Heather Place, as well as helping to complete the overall Heather Place Sustainable Large Development Report, coordinating Architectural, Landscape, Traffic, Civil and Energy Engineering as well as Community Connectivity strategies such as Food Systems, Access to Nature and Zero Waste.


Canada Green Building Council and Cascadia Chapter – CaGBC
US Green Building Council


Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of British Columbia, 1981
Building Technology Diploma (Arch.), British Columbia Institute of Technology, 1988
Sustainable Building Advisor Program, NASBAP, 2008
Certified Energy Advisor, CHBABC, Seminar, June 2008
CanPHI Passive House Institute Oct.18-22 2010
National Charrette Institute – Charrette System and Management/Facilitation training Nov.5-9, 2015

BCIT / AthenaSMI Microcredential in Life Cycle Analysis, March 2023


2009    LEED 1.0 and LEED 2009, March 30 Green Seminar at Recollective
2010    LEED & Electric Vehicles, EV 2010 VE – Conference and Trade Show, Vancouver Sept. 13‐16
2013 Green Building Consulting – April 10 guest speaker at Douglas College BERM Program
2013 Green Building Green Living – May14 Roundhouse Community Centre – Green Speakers


1988 – 2007 CEI Architecture, Associate
2008 – 2023  Blue Camas Consulting, Principal


Microsoft Office, Google Docs, WordPress, SketchUp,
Athena Impact Estimator, Hot2000, eQuest


• LEED Coordination / IDP Facilitation

Regional District of Nanaimo Administration and Transit Buildings Expansions
Regional District of Nanaimo
LEED 1.0 Silver
Blue Camas: IDP Facilitator, Primary LEED Coordinator

BC Housing / City of Vancouver Provincial Homelessness Initiative Projects, Vancouver, BC
(in partnership with Recollective Consulting)

• Karis Place ‐ 1338 Seymour Street
Operator: More Than a Roof
LEED 2009 Gold
Blue Camas: IDP Facilitation team, Primary LEED Coordinator

• Sanford Apartments ‐ 1601 W.7th Avenue
Operators: Katherine Sanford / MPA
LEED 2009 Gold
Blue Camas: IDP Facilitation team, Primary LEED Coordinator

• The Budzey Building  – 220 Princess
Operator: Raincity Housing
LEED 2009 Gold
Blue Camas: IDP Facilitation team, Primary LEED Coordinator

• Broadway+Fraser – 2465 Fraser Street
Operators: Vancouver Native Housing Society / Broadway Youth Resource Centre

LEED 2009 Gold
Blue Camas: IDP Facilitation team, Primary LEED Coordinator

CoHere Housing  – Vancouver
Operator: Salsbury Community Society / Co:Here Housing
Intentional Community and supportive housing
LEED 2009 Gold
Blue Camas: IDP Facilitator, Primary LEED Coordinator

Rogers Arena West Tower  (as Recollective Affiliate)

Aquilini Developments
City of Vancouver – Sustainable Large Developments ReZoning Process
Blue Camas: Solid Waste Strategy Planner

Heather Place  (as Recollective Affiliate)

Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation
City of Vancouver – Sustainable Large Developments ReZoning Process
Blue Camas: SLD Plan Coordination and Writer, Solid Waste Strategy Planner

Covenant House Vancouver – Phases 1 and 2 
Operator: Covenant House Vancouver
Urban youth support and shelter
LEED 2009 Gold
Blue Camas: LEED Coordinator

Drysdale Row
Developer: VanMar Constructors
Kelowna townhouse development
LEED 2009 Homes Certified
Blue Camas: LEED Project Management

Providence Boulevard
Owner: Society of H.O.P.E.
Kelowna townhouse development
LEED v4.1 Homes Certified
Blue Camas: LEED Project Management

Victoria International Airport
Owner: Nav Canada
Air Traffic Control Tower and Administration building
LEED v4.1 Silver Certification targeted  –  construction documentation
Blue Camas: LEED Project Management