Here are 6 benefits of living in a tiny house: Create a “Net Zero” Carbon Footprint Lower Costs Get Back to the Basics Get Creative The American Dream Freedom and Independence Create a “Net Zero” Carbon Footprint Tiny houses are considered net zero buildings, which are structures that consume less energy than the energy that […]
What is whole-building design?
Architects, engineers and project management leaders continually strive to find innovative ways to design and produce efficient and environmentally friendly spaces. Whole-Building design treats a building as a single system. Whole-building design has become the gold-standard in creating a sustainable building design that works as a symbiotic system, fostering full integration, seamless workflow, and a […]
Make your building fire compliant
Fire is one of the biggest risks to any commercial building. It can destroy inventory and put lives at risk. It can also spread to other buildings and cause damage to an entire neighborhood. Because of this, fire codes are one of the most important building regulations for any commercial structure. Here is a look […]
Why green building is so important
The term green building, which is otherwise known as sustainable design, is a construction practice that focuses on increasing the overall efficiency of the building itself. Goals include optimizing the way the building uses water, energy and internal materials while reducing the building’s impact on the local environment and human health. Such goals are planned […]
What is corporate sustainability?
Corporate sustainability is an approach employed by many modern businesses to create company value through greener strategies. These are aimed towards the long-term, and they focus on balancing the surrounding social, economic and cultural environment with the company’s financial growth. Through corporate sustainability, the business focuses on establishing a culture that provides transparency to both […]