The Re:Vision story begins when Scott Kelly accepts an offer to help W.S. Cumby with a LEED renovation of their office building.
After a year of behind-the-scenes support, Jennifer Rezeli joins Scott in Re:Vision and incorporates the firm. The early days were more laid back, including van road trips to stake out buildings and find the best views, like for this project in Vermont.
Re:Vision led a community design charrette with The Walden School, an experience that was a game changer for designing alongside stakeholders and interdisciplinary team members in real time.
First large commission, Aerzen USA, a US headquarters for a German manufacturing company. Re:Vision goes on to complete multiple projects with Aerzen, and to be influenced as a company by Aerzen’s culture of personal responsibility and continual improvement.
Twin clients realize their vision for net-positive energy homes when they receive their first utility rebate from the LEED Platinum twin homes designed by Re:Vision.
Out of the home office and into company offices which become a laboratory for testing different sustainability strategies including photovoltaic panels, waterless urinals, radiant heating, salvaged materials, and more...much of which is constructed directly by staff.
Re:Vision joins kindred spirit companies in becoming certified as a Founding B-Corporation (“for-benefit”) with comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards.
NESEA awards Re:Vision a $10,000 Zero Net Energy Building Award for Camden Meetinghouse, which also won awards for Historic Preservation.
Re:Vision opens an office in Berkeley, CA with a Westward-bound employee.
First Passive House Certified Project, 2074 York Street, inspires a tidal wave of Passive House training at Re:Vision in order to embed Passive House principles into all projects.
LEED EB Platinum certification of Re:Vision offices and subsequent zero-waste party to celebrate.
Re:Vision doubles down on building performance with Thermography, Building Enclosure Commissioning, and Blower Door Testing services
First Certified Living Building Challenge Project for Re:Vision and the 13th LBC project in the world--The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Environmental Center.
“On the Rise” Philadelphia AIA Exhibit showcasing Drew Lavine, Director of Architecture, and Re:Vision’s work and philosophy.
Re:Vision begins navigating the COVID pandemic remotely. 100% of staff are retained and a few more team members added
Rosenblum Development Corporation and Re:Vision collaborate to win $1M NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence Award for Great Oaks Mixed-Use Eco-Park.
Drew Lavine, Director of Architecture, joins the Re:Vision Ownership team with Scott Kelly. Jenn transfers to an advisory role on the Board of Directors.
Re:Vision achieves a Just label to disclose operations through the lens of socially just and equitable business practices.
Re:Vision celebrates 20 years of mission driven work to remove barriers to sustainable design and construction!