Our Story

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2002

The Re:Vision story begins when Scott Kelly accepts an offer to help W.S. Cumby with a LEED renovation of their office building.

2003

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.

2003
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2003

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.

2004

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.

2004
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2006

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.

2006

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.

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2007

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.

2011

NESEA awards Re:Vision a $10,000 Zero Net Energy Building Award for Camden Meetinghouse, which also won awards for Historic Preservation.

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2012

2012

Re:Vision opens an office in Berkeley, CA with a Westward-bound employee.

2013

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.

2013
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2013

LEED EB Platinum certification of Re:Vision offices and subsequent zero-waste party to celebrate.

2015

Re:Vision doubles down on building performance with Thermography, Building Enclosure Commissioning, and Blower Door Testing services

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2017

First Certified Living Building Challenge Project for Re:Vision and the 13th LBC project in the world--The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Environmental Center.

2019

“On the Rise” Philadelphia AIA Exhibit showcasing Drew Lavine, Director of Architecture, and Re:Vision’s work and philosophy.

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2020

Re:Vision begins navigating the COVID pandemic remotely. 100% of staff are retained and a few more team members added

2020

Rosenblum Development Corporation and Re:Vision collaborate to win $1M NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence Award for Great Oaks Mixed-Use Eco-Park.

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2021

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.

2021

Re:Vision achieves a Just label to disclose operations through the lens of socially just and equitable business practices.

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2022

Re:Vision celebrates 20 years of mission driven work to remove barriers to sustainable design and construction!

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