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We are proud that the newest addition to our staff, Janise Medina, is a LEED Accredited Professional.  Janise’s focus is on sustainable design for commercial interiors. This accomplishment is just another step in our effort to grow daily in becoming better stewards of the environment.


We are in the regular practice of incorporating the following sustainable design principles in every project:


Sustainable Site Design

     -Management of stormwater rate and quantity

     -Reduction of light trespass and pollution

     -High density development

     -Community Connectivity

     -Access to mass transportation


Energy Efficiency

     -Meeting the energy standards of ASHRAE 90.1-2004

     -Reduction of lighting power in all restaurant projects

     -Energy efficient HVAC system design

     -Energy star rated equipment and appliances

     -Energy use payment and accountability for multi-family housing projects


Materials and Resources

     - Storage space for recyclables

     - Regional materials


Indoor Environmental Air Quality

     -Meeting the air quality standards of ASHRAE 62.1-2004

     -Controlling of environmental tobacco smoke

     -Controlling of indoor chemicals, and pollutant sources

     -Controllability of temperature and ventilation systems for hotels and housing projects

     -Increased daylight and views in hotel projects