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The Role of Daylighting in Architecture & Human Wellness

Written by MHTN’s Director of Sustainability, Darrah Jakab, this article was published in Building Enclosure in August 2022. The average person spends 90 percent of their time indoors,1, which suggests that the quality of our built environments has significant effects on our overall well-being. Access to daylight and views contribute substantially to the experience of […]

Sustainability at the new MHTN Studio

As MHTN began planning it’s move into the historic Ford Building in downtown Salt Lake City, we saw this as an opportunity to put down roots in the vibrant Rio Grande neighborhood and take sustainability to another level. The world-shifting events of 2020 have certainly added another layer and put into perspective what sustainability means […]

Zero-Energy Design for USU Moab

The new Academic Building at Utah State University Moab will be the most sustainable building on any USU learning campus. Currently under construction, the combustion-free and all-electric facility is designed for LEED Silver Certification and Zero Energy Certification standards by the International Living Future Institute. A photovoltaic array not only powers the entire building but […]