Principal | SK Collaborative

Carl Seville

Carl Seville is a consultant, educator, and speaker on sustainability for the residential construction industry. His firm SK Collaborative consults on and provides green certification for single and multifamily buildings. Previously he owned and operated SawHorse, Inc., one of the largest design/build renovation firms in Atlanta for over 25 years. At SawHorse, he was instrumental in the development of the EarthCraft House renovation program and personally supervised the pilot projects. He has won more than 100 industry awards and held numerous leadership positions in the building and remodeling industries including the board of the Atlanta branch of the USGBC. In addition to his duties at SK Collaborative, he blogs as the Green Curmudgeon at, and serves as half of the Green Police in Hanley Wood’s video product reviews. He is the co-author of the Green Building, Principles and Practices in Residential Construction, the first college textbook on green building, and the LEED for Homes Version 4 Reference Guide. Carl is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design where he studied architecture, fine arts, and design.