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Learn & Plan Topics

  • Materials, Furniture, and Furnishings Replacement

    Daily wear and tear means that materials, furniture and furnishings require periodic replacement.

  • Best Practices & Case Studies

    One of the best ways to learn and make the case for high-performance building innovations is to point to others’ experience in implementing th...
  • Adaptable Workplace Laboratory

    This case study provides an in-depth look at using flexible interiors to design for adaptability
  • Flexible Workplace Design

    Today’s workplaces are often in flux. Organizations change direction or develop new services. People move to new sp...

  • Spatial Equity

    Organizations today are less hierarchical and work is more team based, more mobile, and more cross functional. A key to spatial equity is that sp...

  • Keys to Success

    Sustainable design, construction, operation, and renovation are best thought of as an integrated process, rather than a collection of things. The pr...
  • Space Reconfiguration and Renovation Projects

    As needs change over time, tenants often need to convert space or phase the conversion of individual space or rooms to meet these changing needs....

  • Under 10,000 SF Interiors Gut Rehab Project

    This page provides Sustainable Strategies to consider as a space has or will undergo a major tenant gut rehab for projects under 10,000 SF.

  • Child Care Centers

    Because children spend such long hours at child care centers, the design of their spaces is especially critical. The design effort must allow for...

  • Biophilic Design

    Learn why nature is so important to us, what we know about the benefits of nature, and how biophilia is being applied in buildings, particularly in ...
  • Enhancing Health with Indoor Air

    Four key levers to enhance health and performance by improving indoor air.

Green Products

Underfloor Air Distribution

Underfloor air distribution is a system in which the floor is slightly raised and heating and cooling air is distributed through ductwork under the floor. It allows for more occupant control and when used correctly, can provide energy and cost savings.

https://sftool.gov/Content/attachments/UFAD.pdf

Whole Building Systems

  • Submetering - Green Globes NC

    Is there sub-metering installed for the following systems: light and lighting controls by floor or by zones, plug loads by floor or by zone, major e...

  • Submetering - New York City, New York

    By January 1, 2025, submeters are required in all tenant spaces and must provide individual electricity usage to tenants in monthly submeter reading...

  • HVAC - Green Tips and Strategies

    Evaluate the use of access floors with displacement ventilation for flexibility, personal comfort control, and energy savings.

  • IEQ - Green Tips

    Continually monitor indoor CO2 concentrations through use of CO2 monitors placed at normal breathing heights (3-6ft) from the floor to ensure adequa...

  • Solid Waste - GreenGlobes NC

    Is there a construction, renovation, and demolition waste management/reduction workplan (if the project exceeds 21,500 ft² in floor area)?

  • HVAC - Architect

    The architect has as much or more impact on the HVAC system than any other member of the integrative team. An architect’s decisions - the building ...

  • Lighting - Example Survey Questions

    Does the floor plan of the building potentially allow for 80% of a typical working area to have access to day-lighting or are approximately 40% of w...

  • Submetering - State of Washington

    Buildings with gross conditioned floor areas over 50,000 square feet are required to measure, monitor, record, and display energy consumption data f...

  • HVAC - Human Behavior on HVAC

    Human behavior and interaction with the building space plays a critical component in achieving holistic sustainability. Desired gains in energy effi...

  • Planted Roof - Acoustics

    Planted roofs are better at absorbing sound than conventional and concrete roofs. When used on buildings without ceiling insulation, they can reduce...

  • Solid Waste - Green Construction Policy and Waste Management Plan

    Through a Green Construction Policy and Waste Management Plan, a project team can effectively plan for and take steps to minimize the amount of non-...

  • Solid Waste - GreenGlobes NC

    Has a life-cycle assessment been performed to compare the environmental burden and embodied energy effects of the following? Foundation and floor...

  • Submetering - System Overview

    Cost Savings Submetering itself does not reduce utility costs, but the data can guide management strategies, investment, and operational decision...

Materials

  • Under Floor Air Distribution

    Under floor air distribution systems supply conditioned air to an occupied space via diffusers in a raised floor. This system effectively maintains...
  • Vinyl Flooring

    Vinyl flooring is a type of resilient flooring made of a mixture of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plasticizers. It comes in both sheet and tile optio...
  • Wood Flooring

    Wood is a natural material and flooring that generally comes in plank form. There are many different species of wood and types of wood flooring incl...
  • Concrete Flooring

    Concrete flooring is composed solely of cement, aggregates, admixtures, and water. Recent improvements in polishing and pigment techniques have mad...
  • Rubber Flooring

    Rubber flooring is made from any variety of synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber. Formats include rubber tiles, she...
  • Floor Mounted

    Floor mounted toilet partitions are structurally supported at the base by the floor and are easier to install. They can be made of plastic or met...
  • Toilet Partitions

    Toilet partitions can be floor-mounted, wall-mounted, or ceiling-mounted for ease of cleaning. Floor mounted toilet partitions ...
  • Bio-Based Tile

    Bio-Based tiles are a type of resilient flooring comprised of  polymers made with plant materials rather than traditional PVC. The product cate...
  • Perimeter Units

    Known by a number of commons terms such as "induction units," "window units," and "floor units," perimeter HVAC units bring conditioned air out to t...
  • Terrazzo

    Terrazzo floors are made of a combination of marble chips set in concrete or an epoxy resin. Common usages include decorative entrances or restrooms...
  • Carpet Tile

    Carpet tile flooring is composed of individual carpet sections installed in sequence. Carpet tile fibers can be made of a variety of materials, but ...
  • Ceramic Tile

    Ceramic is an inorganic, non metallic solid surface that has been used in flooring for centuries. Ceramic tiles are commonly used in areas where the...
  • Linoleum

    Linoleum is a type of resilient flooring made of linseed oil, sawdust, pine resin and with a jute backing. It comes in both sheet and tile options...
  • Storefront / Curtainwall Assemblies

    Storefront or curtainwall assemblies are "built-up" systems of glazing and metal frames that can span full or multiple floors. These systems requi...
  • Dry Storage

    Dry food storage should be provided off the room floor on shelves or racks that can be easily cleaned. Food should be stored in air-tight containers...
  • Fluid Applied

    Fluid applied flooring is commonly made of a poured epoxy or urethane coating. It is commonly used in restrooms or in decorative areas where easy cl...
  • Cork

    Cork flooring is made from the bark of cork oak trees. The bark can be stripped without introducing damage to the tree, making it a rapidly renewabl...
  • Bamboo

    Bamboo is a grass that has a short growth cycle and continues to grow after it is cut without replanting or cultivating, making it a rapidly renewab...
  • Cut Natural Stone

    Natural stone floors are those composed of granite, limestone, slate, or other naturally occurring minerals. Natural stone is used scarcely within t...
  • Open Ceiling

    Open ceilings offer a modern, industrial-type feel to a space as duct-work and piping are typically visible. Like bare concrete floors, open ceiling...