Big Ideas from Greenbuild

October 18, 2016 | Blog

I spent a wonderful week in LA attending Greenbuild 2016. What did I come away with? ZERO. As in net-zero. As in net-zero energy, net-zero water, […]

Improve School Security Without Breaking the Bank

June 16, 2016 | Blog

However, the elevated dialog around school security since the horrific shootings in Newtown, Conn. in 2012 has yielded new insights and a vastly-expanded toolbox of […]

Going Beyond ADA In Bathroom Design

June 16, 2016 | Blog

When PAM opened its doors in December 2014, it included some unconventional features. For example, the toilets in its resident rooms were located 36 inches […]

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies are now the Solutions of Choice

November 24, 2015 | Blog

The world has reached a tipping point: Energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies are now the solutions of choice, with other options taking second place. […]

Green Roofs Keep Getting Better

May 24, 2015 | Blog

There are a lot of good reasons for installing green roofs – or more specifically vegetated green roofs. High up on the list is stormwater […]

Water Efficiency Makes a Difference

December 18, 2014 | Blog

Water efficiency has been a focus category in LEED since its introduction in 2000. More specifically, LEED has advocated for reduction in potable water use […]