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Providing consulting services to public and private clients who are pursuing environmental missions in their business or government operations and design / construction projects.

Working with you to clearly define your environmental goals while integrating them into all aspects of your project or organization.  The environmental mission is then embedded into your facility operations and organization’s institutional knowledge, and thus becomes self-sustaining.

Services

Vision / Policy / Planning

Understand where to start, you need to know where you are going.  Working with your organization to (1) define a clear vision of what your environmental goals, and (2) integrate those goals into core management such as developing action plans, policies, and organizational structures.

Project Management / Implementation

Once a vision and roadmap have been established, it is time for implementation.  Managing sustainability projects and programs, such as life cycle and data analysis, setting clear metrics, and tracking mechanisms to quantify success towards environmental goals.

Built Environment

The space you inhabit is critical to your mission.  Providing green building design, consulting, and management; energy simulation and analysis; commissioning for new and existing building projects; as well as operations and maintenance of already constructed facilities.

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Climate Change and U.S. Ingenuity: Inspiration from the Space Race and the Manhattan Project

I will be the first to admit that I have, shall we say, a conflicted relationship with my own country. I get frustrated, upset, and even angry when I see progress and achievement in other parts of the world that I don’t see here. Nowhere is that more evident than with climate change today.  But more »

Guide to ASHRAE 62.1-2007 and Natural Ventilation for LEED 2009

GENERAL The following notes are based on: LEED 2009 The ASHRAE 62.1-2007 Standard Credit Interpretation Rulings from the USGBC Review comments on previously reviewed LEED projects Direct conversations with USGBC reviewers regarding projects pursuing LEED certification The USGBC references ASHRAE 62.1-2007 for compliance with Indoor Environmental Quality Pre-requisite 1 (IEQ p1). In other words, demonstrating more »

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