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The Power of Sustainable Design Guidelines

Sustainable design is crucial to creating environmentally friendly, healthy, and supportive spaces. Furthermore, it is a core requirement for achieving sustainability certifications like LEED and WELL.

One Step at a Time

In a recent blog, we talked about the journey of a sustainable building from the idea stage to decommissioning. One of the characteristics of a sustainable building is one or more third-party certifications, such as LEED, WELL, Fitwel, NGBS, or...

Building Trust with Tenants and Employees

The Fitwel Viral Response module, launched this past September, by the Center for Active Design, provides annual, third-party certification of policies and practices to mitigate the spread of contagious diseases within buildings. Fitwel is a rating...

Let Certifications Give You Confidence to Reopen during COVID-19

These are uncertain times and our regular feelings of security in the workplace are in question. As more offices open back up, there is still much hesitation about how that will look and how safe it will feel. Leaders of the US Green Building...

Top 12 Green Building Certifications

Green building certification overview:

First and foremost, health and wellness is top-of-mind with owners today akin to energy efficiency and ‘green’ was ten years ago. Focus on health and wellness requires a different level of design analysis and...