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Why Zero

Why Zero?

The beauty of considering net-zero-energy ‘s potential to shift building industry norms is that it is not based on The beauty of considering net-zero-energy ‘s potential to shift building industry norms is that it is not based on implementing…

Tactile Urbanism & Creative Placemaking: In Search of Authenticity

After nearly a half century of Americans moving out of the cities into the suburbs beginning in the 1950’s, recent data from Strong Towns [1] suggests that Americans’ housing preferences may be beginning to shift. “56% of millennials and…

Your Healthcare Campus – Beginning a Successful Strategic Plan

Many healthcare institutions across the country have a “master plan” or perhaps have a document that shows physical locations of buildings on their campus with paths for growth which, often times, focuses on utility infrastructure and asking…

Tight Envelopes Can Help Reduce & Regenerate Energy

You may have heard: Energy consumption in buildings accounts for nearly 40 percent of the total U.S. energy use. Heating and cooling loads represent the largest building-sector energy end-use. This fact alone is a big motivator to me to design…
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Advancing Sports Fields Technologies: A Goal of Minimizing the Impacts

Since the first installation over 50 years ago, Synthetic turf has had major impacts on the sports field industry.  With over an estimated 12,000 synthetic field installed in the United States these impacts are manifest is many ways.  The…