The secret sauce to pushing project performance is engaging with a variety of different design and performance strategies.

How do you think about equity from a place or community to the team and how it addresses problems in a project.

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Understand and reduce the carbon and environmental impact of a project by studying the life cycle of a material, assembly, or project

Dive into Carbon and Life Cycle Assessment →


What are the initial weather and climactic conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period?

Dive into Climate Research and Analysis →


How do we make the experience of the users better through programmatic, spatial, and other means?

Dive into User Experience →


Strategies that integrate efficient and creative solutions to spaces for program.

Dive into Space and Program →


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Dive into Biophilia →


Text in development. How does the project use water wisely and handle rainfall responsibly? aspects of the quality, distribution and control of liquid water in a building. It includes features that address the availability and contaminant thresholds

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Text in development. promote human productivity and ensure a maximum level of thermal comfort among all building users through improved HVAC system design and control and by meeting individual thermal preferences.

Dive into Thermal Comfort →


Text in development. bolster occupant health and well-being through the identification and mitigation of acoustical comfort parameters that shape occupant experiences in the built environment.

Dive into Sound →


Text in development. availability of fruits and vegetables and nutritional transparency and encourages the creation of food environments where the healthiest choice is the easiest choice.

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Text in development. promotes movement, physical activity and active living and discourages sedentary behaviors through environmental design strategies, programs and policies.

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Text in development. promotes mental health through policy, program and design strategies that seek to address the diverse factors that influence cognitive and emotional well-being.

Dive into Mind →


Text in development. How were the decisions about the materials used based on an understanding of their impact. especially carbon impact? reduce human exposure to hazardous building material ingredients through the restriction or elimination of compo

Dive into Materials and Resources →


Text in development. What's the big idea? How does the project demonstrate the intersection of design excellence and sustainable performance? Innovation features pave the way for projects to develop unique strategies for creating healthy environments

Dive into Light →


Text in development. What's the big idea? How does the project demonstrate the intersection of design excellence and sustainable performance? Innovation features pave the way for projects to develop unique strategies for creating healthy environments

Dive into Innovations and Integration →


Text in development. How does this project make the most of its surrounding community, integrate with it. and give back? support access to essential healthcare, workplace health promotion and accommodations for new parents while establishing an inclu

Dive into Community and Site →


Air

Text in development. aims to ensure high levels of indoor air quality across a building’s lifetime through diverse strategies that include source elimination or reduction, active and passive building design and operation strategies and human behavior

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Text in development. How does the design promote the comfort and health of those who spend time in it?

Dive into Wellness and Happiness →


Text in development. What lessons for better design have been learned through the process of project design, construction, and occupancy?

Dive into Process and Management →


Text in development. How much energy does the project use, is any of that energy generated on-site from renewable sources, and what's the net carbon impact?

Dive into Energy →


Text in development. How does the design show that higher performance can be cost-effective?

Dive into Economy →


Text in development. How does this project respond, connect, and contribute to the surrounding ecosystem?

Dive into Ecology →


Text in development. How does the project design anticipate adapting to new uses, adapt to climate change, and support resilient recovery from disasters?

Dive into Change and Resilience →


LEED theme that focuses on the environment surrounding the building.

Dive into Sustainable Sites →


Strategies that address building location, with credits that encourage compact development, alternative transportation, and connection with amenities such as restaurants and parks.

Dive into Site and Transportation →