Services

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The following services are available for your project:

  • Residential
  • Small commercial (under $2M)
  • Programming
  • Design concept
  • Design development
  • Construction drawings
  • Renovation
  • Sustainable solutions
  • Architectural interiors – proportion, form, scale, color
  • Advisory

 

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN APPROACH

Site

  • Maximize site potential
  • Minimal disturbance
  • Native plant materials
  • Minimize hard surface area run off to lake and storm

Reduce Impact

  • Creative / efficient use of space
  • Minimize foot print – Local materials, labor and products
  • Certified wood
  • Renewable materials
  • Recycled materials

Energy Efficiency

  • Building Envelope – well insulated walls, doors, windows and roof
  • Building orientation, shading, mass
  • Mechanical system
  • Renewable energy opportunities – Sun, wind, available fuels (wood, pellets…)
  • Natural light
  • Energy Smart Appliances, clothes line
  • Natural ventilation, cross ventilation

Water Efficiency

  • Low flow plumbing fixtures, dual flush
  • Water capture – grey water, rain barrels
  • Native plantings

Health

  • Low toxicity materials, finishes, sealants and adhesives
  • Air circulation
  • Manage condensation, water infiltration