Sustainability

Sustainable and Historic Building Projects

We believe that good design is holistic and can be sustainable from top to bottom. We offer numerous services to cater to new, existing, and historic structures.

  • LEED
  • Energy Star
  • Green Globes
  • Passive House
  • National Green Building Standards (NGBS)
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Think Historic Can’t Be Sustainable?
Think Again!

Incorporating historic preservation and LEED Certification into the design process can be cumbersome when trying to coordinate multiple consultants.

Fortunately, our staff contains architects, preservationists, and LEED APs who are able to navigate the process to get your project completed quickly and efficiently.

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Improving Building Efficiency and
Longevity

Green and sustainable energy options

LEED Certification

Building upgrades and benchmarking

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Let us guide you in the right direction.

Resources & News

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The Past and Future City

In The Past and Future City, Stephanie Meeks, the president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, describes in detail, and with ...
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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

"Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this ...
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The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability

The integrative design process offers a new path to making better green building decisions and addressing complex issues that threaten ...
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Sustainability Affiliations & Partnerships