Leon Wasser is a veteran registered professional engineer with extensive experience is both the construction and the sustainability sector.
Leon has been involved in the design, construction and management of condominium complexes, shopping malls, university facilities and government buildings. Early in his career Leon was involved in the design of major Canadian mall including Les Galleries St. Bruno in suburban Montreal and Market Square in Saint John’s New Brunswick. He was involved in the computer (CAD) design of condo complexes such as Manoires Mackle, Les Promenades des Isles and Snowdon MacDonald, all in the Monteal. He subsequently served as a project and design engineer for AECL for both domestic and international power projects. He then began an almost 20 career at York University starting with the coordinating the Masterplan for the development of the Keele Campus of York University, continuing with architect selection competitions and then construction project coordination. Following this he was involved in facility and business management ultimately serving as Director of Commercial Facilities for York University. In this role he managed the York Lanes Shopping and Office Complex, Sports Facilities (Beatrice Ice Garden skating complex, National Tennis Centre) and many innovative projects.
Leon was also an early pioneer in the green building sector. He worked for PetroSol Canada’s first solar energy company, initiated numerous green projects at York University including Canada’s largest non-municipal recycling program and numerous energy conservation projects. He currently commercializes and distributes many green building technologies.
SustainaBuild Sustainable Design and Construction was created by Leon Wasser, MBA, P.Eng. to plan and develop innovative facilities that are both economically and ecologically more efficient.
Sustainable green buildings including net zero and PasivHaus designs can produce facilities that meet the most exacting standards for performance and aesthetics.