New York — Vidaris, a building envelope, energy, engineering and code consultancy firm specializing in high-performance buildings and specialty structures, announced the opening of its South Florida office, located in Miami. In South Florida, Vidaris will continue to provide its full range of consulting services.

Zachary Nord, Regional Director – Southeast, and Cheryl Marraffino, Regional Director of Business Development – Southeast, have joined Vidaris in Miami. Nord has an extensive background consulting for owners and architects of high-performance buildings, including several years of experience within Vidaris’ Envelope division in New York. Marraffino is a seasoned business development leader with over 25 years of experience within the construction and real estate industries. Nord and Marraffino are supported by both local and national Vidaris staff and are equipped to take on projects of all sizes effective immediately. Vidaris is actively recruiting in Miami as the firm continues to grow its presence in the market.

“Vidaris is proud to expand our national presence to Florida. As we continue to grow in size and geography, we identify South Florida as an important market for complex and high-performance buildings. We look forward to being a member of the Miami architecture, engineering and construction community,” said Marc Weissbach, AIA, Vidaris President and Chief Executive Officer.