Our first LBC project, The Class of 1966 Environmental Center at Williams College, has achieved Petal Certification.Details
Meet Matt Root. He will be our Boston based project manager. Matt comes to IES from CLEAResult, an Austin, Texas-based energy efficiency consulting firm, where he led a multi-disciplinary team of mechanical engineers, building-enclosure experts and building scientists. His experience includes serving as a Home Energy Rating System rater and then as a LEED for…Details
Our staff grew, so we needed to move. Our office is now in downtown North Adams, around the corner from Mass MoCA.
Inhabitat / September 2, 2016 / Lacy Cooke According to Bruner/Cott, all the building materials are “Red List compliant” and they avoided products containing toxic chemicals. The building materials aren’t the only green aspects of the Kern Center. A rainwater harvesting system allows for net-zero water, and the roof is decked out with large solar…Details
MASS Live / April 15, 2016 / Dave Roback Hampshire designed the building with the goal of becoming only the ninth building worldwide certified under the most advanced green building standard, the Living Building Challenge (LBC). The standard aims to break society’s dependence on environmentally harmful practices, to protect not only the environment but also the…Details