Both Lisa McEvilly, specification sales specialist for Kliman Sales, based in San Jose, Calif., and Alissa Benisek of Benisek Sales Associates, based in Los Angeles, have earned LEED® accreditation. Both successfully demonstrated their knowledge of Green Building design, practices and strategies, and a thorough understanding of the LEED Green Building Rating System, resources and processes on the LEED Professional Accreditation Exam, which is administered by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Kliman Sales has added the subject of water conservation to the sales and maintenance seminars it conducts in its Sacramento, Calif., training facility. Benisek Sales Associates has added the aspect of designing green to the architect and engineer seminars and sales calls it conducts.

The accreditation signifies the commitment and leadership of Sloan Valve Co. in sustainability issues, Sloan said in a statement. For more information on Sloan's LEED Accredited Professionals, call 800-9-VALVE-9 or visit the company's Web site at