Sonoma Academy | LBC Zero Carbon + Petal Certified

Jun 09, 2021

The Sonoma Academy Janet Durgin Guild + Commons project has received the first-ever Living Building Challenge (LBC) Zero Carbon Certification in California and is the first project to be both Zero Carbon and Petal Certified (Energy, Materials, Equity, Beauty) by International Living Future Institute. Petal Certified projects also integrate Civilized Environment and Biophilic Environment Imperatives.…

Daylight Hour 2.0

Jun 10, 2019

We already know saving electricity is not only good economical sense, but also positively impacts the environment by reducing green house gas emissions that would otherwise escape into the atmosphere further adding to the already delicate state of our planet. However, there is another, just as important reason to switch off lights and bask in…

The Beauty of Working Together

Jul 30, 2018

I had the pleasure of acting as Project Manager on one of Integral Group’s latest Zero Net Energy projects, the San Francisco International Airport’s Consolidated Administration Campus (SFO CAC). The 130,000 ft2 project, which is beginning occupancy, will consolidate several departments currently scattered throughout the airport facilities, and well as provide museum collections storage for…