Results For: Sustainability

News — The difficulty of quantifying Green Design

What is the value of green design? How do we quantify it? How do we sell it to project owners, operators, investors and tenants?  In today’s Green...

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News — Sunset Electric awarded LEED Platinum certification

Sunset Electric has been awarded LEED for Homes Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council! This is currently the highest possible LEE...

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News — Weber Thompson staff take to two wheels

In and around Seattle, sedan owners, bus commuters and weary walkers are all donning their neon yellow jackets, fingerless gloves, and padded shorts a...

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News — Beignets and green buildings: The Greenbuild Program Working Group retreat

Image by Flickr user ChuckYeager. Earlier this month I spent a few days in New Orleans, and not just for the beignets at Cafe Du Monde (although I h...

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News — The Terry Thomas engages tenants to reduce energy use

The green building movement has been learning a valuable lesson in recent years – regardless of plaques and certifications, a sustainable building ...

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News — Weber Thompson leading the way in Seattle’s energy use goals

Seattle is at the forefront when it comes to environmental awareness and green design. At Weber Thompson, we take these issues rather seriously. Our o...

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News — SLU LEED ND Certified – It’s official!!!

South Lake Union Cascade P-Patch After three years of research, studies, documentation and communications, the USGBC has confirmed the “South Lake ...

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News — What’s next for urban ag in buildings?

One of Weber Thompson’s vertical farming projects: Eco•Laboratory In Spring of 2011, Weber Thompson will host a series of multi-disciplinary char...

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News — The Greenbuild 2010 files: continued

More from our Greenbuild guru, Myer Harrell (who you might have seen at Tuesday’s ULI presentation on vertical farms). Tuesday 11/16/10 Still one da...

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News — Greenbuild 2010 update

Our intrepid architect Myer Harrell AIA, LEED AP is at GreenBuild this week. He is sending us some bulletins from Chicago, and we will be posting them...

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News — Vertical Farm – the book

The book is out! Dr. Dickson Despommier’s manifesto on vertical farming has been released and is already being met with acclaim and praise. The Ve...

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News — Eco-Laboratory at the Smithsonian

If you haven’t seen it on Facebook, or our e-newsletter, check out the five minute video we created with Hansen Belyea about Eco-Laboratory. T...

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News — How much energy does your building use?

The Terry Thomas took First Place in the New Commercial Buildings Category at the ASHRAE Technology Awards in Orlando, Florida back in January. We hav...

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News — Regionalizing LEED-ND

Building on her prodigious project experience with LEED for Neighborhood Development, WT principal and sustainability evangelist Catherine Benotto was...

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News — Seattle Magazine’s Green Architecture of the Year

Great News! One of our favorite reads here in the office, Seattle Magazine, came out this December with its much-anticipated annual best-of / worst-o...

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News — One year and lots of savings later

It has been over 15 months here at The Terry Thomas, and while we know the building is working great, it is nice to finally have real numbers. The b...

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News — What’s next?

Awards, inquiries, tours, and comments keep rolling in. Each award is individually an honor to receive – few more so that The Terry Thomas’s recen...

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News — This week: An award along with validation

The Terry Thomas has been selected as one of the Top Ten sustainable architecture projects in the country by AIA and its Committee on the Environment...

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News — LEED for Neighborhood Development

It doesn’t matter how many advanced sustainable strategies you have in your building, if it is contributing to sprawl, it is not sustainable. To be ...

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News — WE are GOLDEN!

  After four years of hard work, fantastic design, minute attention to light candles, air flow and waterless urinals, The Terry Thomas is offici...

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