Friday, 14 August 2009 15:03
Loisos + Ubbelohde: Building with a Quadruple Bottom LineWritten by Jason Fitzgerald
Carbonfund.org CarbonFree® Partner Loisos + Ubbelohde is an architecture and building firm specializing in high performance buildings, architecture design, consulting, and planning. They focus on energy efficiency and sustainability. Loisos + Ubbelohde believes architecture should provide a place to live comfortably and with an awareness of the environment in buildings that are generous in spirit and space. Living spaces should be designed for people's well-being and made lovingly with high quality materials. Loisos + Ubbelohde seeks a quadruple bottom line in running their business: fiscal, aesthetic, social, and environmental sustainability. By using simulation and analysis techniques, they are able to address daylighting and lighting design, energy modeling, comfort analysis, building performance, and LEED certification. In addition to offsetting their carbon footprint, their employees "Reduce What They Can" by bicycling and taking public transportation to the office and they are a certified Bay Area Green Business. The Loisos + Ubbelohde office employs lighting with occupancy sensors, increased insulation, and ceiling fans to help regulate temperature. To learn more about Loisos + Ubbelohde's environmental commitment or their passion for sustainable architecture, visit their website.
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