When We Say Sustainable, We Mean It
We’re excited to see “sustainability” and “green” become buzzwords that everyone is using. Sure, when some people use these words, it’s just rhetoric, but to us, it reinforces the way we’ve been practicing for years. Being good shepherds to the environment means conserving resources, saving energy, and making smart decisions for our owners and end users. It also includes converting outdated buildings into something special, such as office to residential conversions. Our holistic, integrative approach to design improves health, saves energy, lowers utility costs, and maintains a balanced relationship with the natural and social environment. We practice sustainable design because it is a core concept in making a difference in people’s lives.
We are one of the few Green Communities Charrette Facilitators in the Washington DC metropolitan area. We have not one, but two certified facilitators on staff. As one of the first Technical Assistance Providers in the nation for Enterprise Green Communities we leverage our sustainable design experience for your project. That means we offer a full-service and holistic approach to sustainable architecture without a learning curve or need for outside expertise.
We have the sustainable design experience to guide you in establishing:
Over the years, we’ve worked with lots of green building rating systems. As a result of this experience, we know how to help you navigate the various jurisdictions and different systems involved. More importantly, we know how to accomplish while maintaining your budget.
We’re always interested in discussing new business relationships and sustainable community focused architecture