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Sustainability

We collaborate with clients to create high-performance, low-energy facilities and communities that are efficient, comfortable and healthful at every stage of their life cycles.

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Sustainability At-A-Glance
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LEED-accredited employees 200+
CO₂ saved 9,496 tons
Sustainable projects 400+

Here's How

We believe that achieving optimal sustainability on any project is an act of discovery. We are collaborative engaging all stakeholders in an open exploration. We are deeply analytical – drawing on a wide range of customized and industry-leading tools and techniques. And we are curators – instead of “telling,” we educate the team on key issues so that we can all, collectively, arrive at the right decisions.

Qualifications

We work with architects, engineers, building owners and managers from project inception through operations to help turn their sustainability vision into a reality. We collaborate on the design, construction and operation of sustainable buildings to provide innovative solutions that greatly reduce operational and embodied carbon, and contribute to more resilient buildings while meeting high standards for occupant comfort and health.

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Here’s how we can help you:

  • Passive House consulting
  • Embodied and operational carbon analysis
  • Design phase parametric daylight and energy analysis
  • Concept to advanced whole building energy modeling
  • Life-cycle assessment
  • Water balancing
  • Materials/Red List research
  • Integrative design process consulting
  • Charrette facilitation
  • Project certification (LBC, Net Positive, LEED, BREEAM, Greenpoint, SITES, Fitwel, Envision)

News & Resources

Press Releases

Joel Stout Named LEED Fellow
October 28, 2019
Joel Stout, a vice president in the firm’s Sustainability practice, has achieved the rank of LEED Fellow, the highest distinction awarded by the GBCI.

Press Releases

Raines Joins Sustainability Practice in San Francisco
April 08, 2019
Krista Raines has joined the firm’s San Francisco, Calif. office as vice president. She will provide senior-level support to the firm’s Sustainability practice in the Bay Area and Pacific Northwest region as well as across the U.S.