Feature Article in Berkshire Eagle

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…

Educational Opportunities for Students

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.

Our Seven Year Milestone

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

From Red List to READYLIST

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…

Water Conservation

Architectural Record / March 1, 2017 / Joann Gonchar Some regions seem especially receptive to the LBC and its water-conservation imperative. In Western Massachusetts, there are four completed projects pursuing certification or already certified: Smith College’s off-campus Bechtel Environmental Classroom, in West Whately; the Class of 1966 Environmental Center, at Williams College in Williamstown; and the Hitchcock Center…

Buildings Can Give More Than They Take

High-performance construction products manufacturer Prosoco, explains the significance of helping create a Living Building the R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. IES managed all imperatives of the Materials Petals for this building, which is open and currently in its performance period.