Sustainability


The best corporate strategy includes sustainable design. We know that there are measurable benefits to be derived from integrating sustainable practices throughout our business and we are proud to offer the same to our clients.  We balance economic, social and, environmental considerations that meet or exceed our client's goals. Our corporate vision is to create a better world, for our clients and their communities, and we pledge to pursue this vision with each client on every project.


In the United States alone, buildings account for: 

72% of electricity consumption (35% is typically from lighting)

39% of energy use

38% of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

40% of raw materials use

30% of waste output (136 million tons annually)

12% of potable water consumption



(Sources: DOE, EIA, Worldwatch Paper 124 , EPA, USGS)