Achieve and maintain sustainability certifications with accurate insights
With growing pressure to lower carbon footprints and achieve sustainable objectives, the need for green building and operation certification is a priority.
We leverage our technical skills to help you create comfortable, environmentally responsible spaces that are simply better. Whether seeking guidance in sustainable design, pursuing a sustainable certification, or identifying and achieving ambitious performance objectives, RWDI can help.
Our integrated service offering is based on deep expertise and a diverse team. This enables us to provide design and construction consulting (including planning for certifications such as LEED or WELL, if desired), while also delivering customized service to meet your unique needs in air quality, energy and water modeling, daylight modeling, and support for commissioning. Performance measurement and reporting are a key component of this integrated approach.
Our team can assist with a range of sustainability consulting services for numerous national and international green building rating systems and certifications including, but not limited to:
- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Certification
- Volume and Portfolio Certification
- WELL Building Standard®
- Living Building Challenge™
- ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Meeting Standards
- EcoDistrict & Community Space Consulting
- Sustainable SITES Initiative™
- Passive House™
- Green Lease Leader™
- Green Globes®
Further, we can work with you to create a customized framework, utilizing elements from various systems, to design a program individually tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of your project.
Performance Measurements & Sustainability Reporting
We deliver the numbers and insights you need to meet your sustainability performance targets—and stay there. We work with you to develop a strategy that will produce meaningful performance data in an efficient manner and deliver results you can use immediately. Our engagements range from a one-time assessment to the development of custom analytical software to ongoing monitoring and reporting.
In designing and delivering performance reporting, we leverage years of practical experience, as well as experience with a variety of technology platforms and reporting frameworks. We have an exceptional understanding of the key drivers of delivered performance that others might miss or underappreciate, including climate patterns, local microclimate, air infiltration, stack effect (temperature differences), thermal comfort, and building automation.
We can provide the sustainability reporting data you need for the following:
- Architecture 2030
- ASHRAE Building Energy Quotient (bEQ)
- Carbon emissions intensity
- ENERGY STAR
- Energy use intensity
- LEED for Existing Buildings
- LEED Dynamic Plaque
- Living Building Challenge WELL Building Standard