As #EarthMonth2021 draws to a close, the last blog post in our mini #SustainabilitySeries looks at the AIA 2030 Commitment. carbon neutrality, and the role that architects have to play in mitigating climate change.
BY: DONNA MARION, AIA, LEED AP BD+C The Mission The mission of the AIA 2030 Commitment is to support the 2030 Challenge and transform the practice of architecture in a way that is holistic, firm-wide, project based, and data-driven. By prioritizing energy performance, participating
In our next #SustainabilitySeries we take a look at the WELL Building Standard and how it's shaping a new path for what sustainable design means- and how it differs from EnergyStar or LEED certifications.
The design principles addressed in the WELL Building Standard are the first of their kind to go beyond the standards of safety and impact on the environment, to address the quality of life for the users. BY: LAURA ANDERSON, AIA, NCARB, ICC WELL
This April, we're celebrating #EarthDay2021 all month long! Sustainable design is a large part of our firm values and as part of our mini-blog series we'll be looking at the different levels of sustainable design and the AIA 2030 Commitment.
By designing sustainably, we can work to reverse climate change impacts and ensure quality of life is preserved for future generations BY: DONNA MARION, AIA, LEED AP BD+C EnergyStar vs. LEED Design Principals ENERGY STAR® is a joint program of the Environmental Protection Agency