Top 4 Things Architects Should Know about CALGreen

Top 4 Things Architects Should Know about CALGreen

It can be difficult for architects to make sustainable building goals a priority while coordinating with other disciplines in a project. An inability to navigate California’s Green Building Code (better known as CALGreen) could lead to unforeseen costs at the end of a...
Eight Design Tips for Urban Food Gardens

Eight Design Tips for Urban Food Gardens

As market demand shifts towards sustainability, architects and developers will have to rethink their approach as to what constitutes a green building. One method to stand out is designing the project to allow for local food production. Urban food gardens provide a...
How FitWel Addresses Occupant Health

How FitWel Addresses Occupant Health

Unlike other green building certifications, the FitWel Certification program focuses on occupant health and wellbeing rather than energy and environmental design. The two types of available certifications are Design Certification and Built Certification. Design...