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Matt Krieger

By: Matt Krieger
July 18th, 2023

Selecting materials and finishes can be one of the more complex aspects of a healthcare project. In addition to cost and aesthetics, design teams and their clients must consider durability, cleanability, and the health and safety of patients, staff, and visitors.

By: Matt Krieger
April 27th, 2023

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the oldest and most popular green building rating systems. Overseen by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides a holistic, verifiable approach to sustainability in the built environment.

By: Matt Krieger
April 6th, 2023

Buildings are designed for occupants. The architectural process should involve those who use the space daily and lead to solutions that fit their needs.

By: Matt Krieger
February 7th, 2023

Selecting a site is one of the first steps of a building project. Although this process can feel overwhelming, an architect can provide direction.


By: Matt Krieger
December 20th, 2022

Greenbuild is the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide. It offers the opportunity for designers, building managers, contractors, and community organizers to come together and learn solutions for improving sustainability in the built environment.

By: Matt Krieger
December 1st, 2022

Building project commissioning is the process of checking building systems and verifying that they are designed, constructed, and operating as intended. Investing in the service can prevent operational inefficiencies and reduce maintenance and energy costs. It is also a requirement for many building verification systems, including Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

By: Matt Krieger
October 25th, 2022

A building project is an opportunity to reduce your energy consumption and operational costs, and throughout the design process, you can expect to discuss building performance with your architect.

By: Matt Krieger
October 6th, 2022

Commissioning is the process of analyzing a building’s systems to confirm they are working correctly and prevent operational inefficiencies. The service is often an additional project cost that provides a return on investment through energy savings and improved occupant comfort.

By: Matt Krieger
May 13th, 2022

Utilizing a certification system is one of the most effective ways to achieve a high-quality, high-performing building. While some systems focus on specific metrics like energy performance or occupant health, others provide a more holistic approach to sustainability. Building certification systems also verify that your building operates as intended.

By: Matt Krieger
March 11th, 2022

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a framework for healthy and efficient buildings. Overseen by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), it has become the most widely used third-party green building rating system worldwide.