Architect/consulting firm principal sells Encino 4BD

Medium b41072a43cec7316aefb878dad9769a4 Lisa Heschong sold a four-bed, four-bath home at 5132 Amestoy Ave. in Encino to Stephen Joshua Schwarz and Kimberly Leah Schwarz for $935,000 on Dec. 1.

The 2,989-square-foot house was built in 1938.

Heschong is a managing principal at Heschong Mahone Group Inc., a consulting firm specializing in the field of energy efficiency. She is a licensed architect and an internationally recognized expert on daylighting, lighting energy use, and human factors in building design. Prior to HMG, she taught studio design at the Architecture Department of the University of California at Berkeley. She is currently the chair of the IESNA Sub-committee on Daylight Metrics. She has served as a human factors panel leader for ACEEE conference and authored several books on daylighting and energy efficiency.

Heschong received her bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and her master's of architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

According to, there have been 709 home sales in Encino during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $409,000.

Address: 5132 Amestoy Avenue
Buyer(s): Kimberly Leah Schwarz and Stephen Joshua Schwarz
Seller(s): Heschong (Family Trust) and Lisa Heschong (Trustee)
Sale date: Dec. 1, 2010