Jennifer Davidson — UX Writer / Designer based in San Francisco, CA

communication: technical writing

technical writing, sustainable design

PROJECT: Sample of a technical writing document authored for the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Existing Buildings program. This is an Indoor Environmental Quality credit submission. The project was awarded LEED Silver Certification.

REQUIREMENTS: Document must meet all LEED for Existing Buildings program standards for LEED Version 2, and provide a resource for management and staff using the Green Cleaning Policy and Program.

CHALLENGES: Document must be a reference for all level of users, from the most technical to the most casual. This was accomplished by using general, human-centered language and providing clear descriptions, then following with complete details and specificity.

RESULTS: The project was awarded LEED Silver certification under the LEED for Existing Buildings Program, and my contract was renewed for another term.

RoleLEED consultant, author Forryan, LLC