Green buildings, are increasingly promoted by local governments, and project Donors. Currently "Green" means different things to different people, and different recommended standards prevail. The Firm is familiar with current Israeli standard 5281, LEED and BREEM certification and is positioned to help Client's navigate the field of green technology, sustainable design, smart systems, carbon footprints, and current municipally requirements.
The firm has managed in depth studies comparing cost/benefit, rate of return, and payback period of, thermal building envelopes, passive heating & cooling, geo-thermal applications, photovoltaic and solar options, heat recovery technologies, electronic sensors and building management systems, green roofs, and water conservation. following is and example of comprehensive sustainable building brief.(click for download)