Sustainable design is inherent in our philosophy. 

We track industry advancements, continually evaluating new strategies while remaining mindful of budget, schedule, durability, and maintenance. Our experience includes more than forty projects that have achieved or are designed to achieve LEED Certification, and we have experience with other green building rating systems, including Living Building Challenge, Green Globes, and the International Green Construction Code.  

What Our Clients Say

“The Vollmer Center is a model of what green technology can achieve, illustrating how we can reduce energy use, conserve water and help to restore our environment.”

—US Senator Benjamin L. Cardin


Robinson Nature Center

The LEED Platinum certified Robinson Nature Center features many state of the art green design features. It utilizes a photovoltaic panel system that accounts for 20% of the facilities power; has a geothermal heating and cooling system; and an extensive green roof that minimizes heat island effect.

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Towson University West Village Commons

The accessible green roof of this LEED Gold certified facility serves as a practical cooling system, reducing the heat-island effect, and provides outdoor event and gathering space. The project was also built without compromising the site’s existing specimen Elm tree, one of the largest and oldest in the state.

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Killens Pond Nature Center

The rainwater recovery feature, prominent on the building’s exterior, provides water for site irrigation at the LEED Silver Certified nature center, and also educates as a highly visible feature in the building’s design.

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Garrett Park Elementary School

The LEED Gold certified Garrett Park Elementary School is a top energy performer for Montgomery County Public Schools and includes a 26,000-SF green roof, geothermal heating and cooling, a sun shade system, natural daylighting, and sustainable materials, among other green features.

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