sustainability

APPLETON FARMS SETS A SUSTAINABILITY EXAMPLE

In this video by the USGBC, former Director of Structural Resources for the Trustees of Reservations, Jim Younger, describes the sustainability philosophy used at the Center for Agriculture and the Environment at Appleton Farms. Both the farmhouse and the west wing on the property underwent a thorough renovation and deep energy retrofit to achieve the client’s desire for net zero carbon energy performance.

ZeroEnergy Design provided energy consulting and mechanical design services for this project.

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Architect 50 names ZED as #2 for Sustainability

Architect magazine, the official Journal of the American Institute of Architects, has just released the 2017 Architect 50, a nationwide ranking of professional architecture practices.

The 2017 Architect 50 list names ZeroEnergy Design as #2 in the United States for Sustainability and #12 Overall.  In past years ZED has placed both #3 and #6 nationwide for Sustainability, and has now received the new higher position.

Rankings are based upon a combination of factors including submission documentation, the AIA's Architecture 2030 program data, and a panel of judges. Submitted data is also reviewed for accuracy by a third party verification firm. Rating categories include Design, Business, Sustainability, and Overall.

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ARCHITECT 50 List + 6th for Sustainability Nationwide

Architect magazine named ZeroEnergy Design on the ARCHITECT 50 list!
ZED also placed 6th for Sustainability in the United States!

The national 2016 ARCHITECT 50 list, a list of the top architecture firms across the country, is generated annually by Architect magazine, the Journal of the American Institute of Architects.

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Architects were rated and listed in separate categories, including business, sustainability, and design, plus an overall score. The rating methodology utilized a formula generated by industry experts and was paired with judging interpretations by Architect magazine editors.

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Architect Magazine Says ZED is #3 Nationwide for Sustainability!

Architect magazine publishes the prestigious Architect 50 List each year. ZeroEnergy Design was selected as #3 nationwide for Sustainability, surrounded by Gensler and Sasaki Associates, two of the largest firms in the United States. Our firm is thrilled to see the level playing field between firms of all sizes, paired together with the strong emphasis on sustainability.

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