Author: Brad Jacobson
Introducing EHDD’s Early Phase Carbon Assessment Tool
The EPIC tool brings together operational and embodied carbon impacts and potential sequestration measures, on a level playing field and measured over a project life cycle so we can see more clearly where we get the biggest, and most immediate, bang for the buck.
Designing for Sustainability at Boulder Commons
For the past 15 years my architecture firm, EHDD, has been advancing the concept of net zero energy buildings as a response commensurate with the scale of the challenge of climate change. Morgan Creek Ventures’ goals for Boulder Commons took the stakes up a notch and led to an innovative, unexpected solution. Until Boulder Commons […]
A Challenge for 2030 Leaders
The latest AIA 2030 Commitment report was released early October (2016), and the results are sobering. The target for year 2015 is a 70% reduction in energy use across a firm’s portfolio as measured against an existing building baseline, a step up from 60% goal in 2014. Projects reported only an average savings of 38%, […]
Exploiting Opportunities in Retrofit Projects
Net Zero 3.0
What’s next for Net Zero Energy?
Packard Foundation Achieves Goal of Operating Its Headquarters at Net Zero Energy
What does this accomplishment really mean?
The Packard Foundation
This Non-Profit Leads the Way with Net Zero Energy Next-Generation Workplace