Projects that pursue the Living Building Challenge are not just some of the greenest buildings in the world, these projects are truly better buildings with significant health and productivity benefits for owners and occupants.
With the onset of the industrial revolution in the 19th century, lead became a widely used material not only in the workplace, but in the form of house paint as well. It became a public health disaster.
Join materials, toxics, and living building experts for a conversation on toxins in the built environment and how making toxic-free choices in materials is possible.
Feature Article in Berkshire Eagle Making buildings even greener: Integrated Eco Strategy develops online tool to aid in green building construction by Tony Dobrowolski NORTH ADAMS — A cutting-edge green building certification program has received a boost from a Berkshire-based consulting firm that provides high-value green building services. Integrated Eco Strategy recently launched Red2Green, a…
The Standard Times recently featured an article about the partnership between the Lloyd Center for the Environment (LCE) and the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School (GNB-VOC) relative to the construction of the LCE Welcome Center, and the pursuit of a “Living Building Challenge” certification.
NEW BEDFORD — Students from Greater New Bedford Regional-Technical High School, in collaboration with Studio2Sustain, will be faced with a unique challenge when it comes to designing the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s new welcome center.
NORTH ADAMS, MA—Matt Root has been named senior project manager for Integrated Eco Strategy, a consulting firm facilitating sustainable and regenerative building design, renovation and construction.
NORTH ADAMS, MA—As anyone with a seven-year-old will tell you, that age is an important milestone. Integrated Eco Strategy, a North Adams-based consulting firm is now seven, and hitting many significant markers of its own
“We know how to create Living Buildings that are healthy, responsible, beautiful and long-lasting. We know how to design and construct net zero buildings that are sound investments. So why aren’t clients demanding these?
Building Energy / Spring 2017 / Jonathan A. Wright “Fundamentally, the vetting process is a continuous, three-way collaboration between architect, construction manager and materials consultant. Early on, I asked Charley Stevenson of Integrated Eco Strategy, who would actually be accountable for securing materials documentation, and he said we would collaborate. Hmmm. Who, and how, exactly? The process evolved…