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Profile: Peter Vander Heide, AIA, LEED AP

P.O. Box 169
Pocono Lake, PA 18347
Phone: (215) 925-8471

Peter Vander Heide has over 35 years of experience as a registered architect in the construction industry. His professional experience includes the design of residential, commercial, and institutional/industrial facilities for public and private owners. He has managed both architects and engineers in several organizations. His career has encompassed design and analysis of structural work for a manufacturer of space-frame systems; management, development, training and computer programming work in a large, multi-disciplined design firm; and management and project work as the owner of a large collection of public buildings in a major city. He has broad experience with codes and standards including the International Building Code, BOCA, the Uniform Building Code and the Southern Building Code.

Mr. Vander Heide has also been a principal in his own firm since 1990, providing a broad range of architectural and architectural consulting services to A/E firms and the public. Mr. Vander Heide has testified in cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has served on juries in Michigan and Pennsylvania.



  • University of Michigan, Master of Business Administration, 1977
  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Architecture, 1971

Registrations and Accreditations:

  • Registered Architect: Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey
  • LEED Accredited Professional, United States Green Building Council

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects Philadelphia - former Board of Directors & Treasurer, Finance Committee Chairman, AIA/GBCA Joint Committee Member
  • AIA Pennsylvania - former Board of Directors
  • Professional Services Management Association Philadelphia Chapter- Founder, Board of Directors, former President
  • Professional Services Management Association (national) - former Vice President Professional Development, President Elect, President, Past President and Board Member
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Area(s) of Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Architectural visualization computer models
  • LEED green building standards
  • EIFS
  • Building codes
  • Delay claims
  • Moisture intrusion
  • Leaks
  • WUFI analysis
  • Condensation
  • Stucco
  • Windows
  • Roofing
  • Space frames
  • Vapor and air barriers