Design Strategies

Blog Archives

Green Building Design Phases

The building process has been refined over thousands of years. While every project’s process is slightly different, projects generally progress along these major phases. It’s important to know the right type and level of information that’s needed within each green building design phase to add the most value. The process outlined…

Resource Use & Buildings

Buildings use energy, materials, water, and land to create the right environment for its occupants. All of these things cost money – and all of them have an environmental impact.  1. Material Use Using more sustainable materials, using less material, and using materials in the right constructions can improve the environmental…

Net Zero Energy Buildings

An increasingly popular goal for green building is achieving Net Zero Energy – when your building is energy efficient and generates enough energy on-site to equal its annual energy needs. Net zero energy buildings are highly energy-efficient and will use, over the course of a year, renewable technology to produce…

Recent Solutions