ROLLING HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

This 70,000 ft2 suburban elementary school is pursuing LEED Gold certification by reducing its grid-supplied energy consumption to staggering lows. Coupled with an efficient building design, a 125 kW solar PV array provides 30% of the annual energy demand. In total, energy consumption from the grid is reduced by an anticipated 47%. These savings are… More

POTOMAC WATERSHED CENTER

The Potomac Watershed Study Center is a series of Living Buildings at Hard Bargain Farm, a renowned environmental education center on a 100-acre site along the Potomac River. This project advances the notion of a Living Building by considering what it means to be a Living Campus. Rather than working independently, the structures are designed… More

INSITE ROMULUS DISTRIBUTION CENTER

This 500,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Romulus, MI, surpassed its goal of LEED Silver to achieve LEED Gold certification.  Re:Vision was the LEED consultant, working with ARCO and their design-build team.  The facility features LED lighting through the entire site, resulting in a 59% reduction in lighting power use.  And overall energy use is 45%… More

MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

The National Museum of the American Indian’s new Americans exhibition is striking in both its presentation and its sustainability. Re:Vision acted as the LEED Consultant to Studio Joseph on this 9200 sq.ft. LEED 2009 Commercial Interiors Project, which is targeting a Silver certification level. While the museum itself has previously been EB:O+M certified, certifying this… More

KNIGHT GREEN JOBS CENTER

Re:Vision worked closely with the Energy Coordinating Agency to transform a dilapidated warehouse into a training center for local contractors to learn technologies and building strategies for energy conservation. In addition to classrooms and meeting spaces, the project includes a hands-on demonstration center where students learn to conduct energy audits and weatherization, as well as… More

OVERBROOK SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND GREENHOUSE

The Overbrook School for the Blind “M. Christine Murphy Horticulture and Education Center” is a 2000 sf net-zero-energy greenhouse and classroom that houses Overbrook’s horticultural therapy and farm-to-table program. Students at Overbook use the greenhouse for occupational and education therapy as they grow nutritious food for the student cafeteria, learn plant care, and experience plants… More

PHILADELPHIA ZOO MAIN RESTAURANT

The new 20,000 sf main restaurant will blur the lines between indoors and outdoors by incorporating large windows and biophilic design elements throughout. A rooftop dining deck surrounded by tree tops and a green roof, which is irrigated by collected rainwater, further connects patrons to the outdoors. Green strategies go beyond LEED – the Zoo… More

INTEL SRR3

At over 620,000 sf of office space, this project reduced energy costs by a staggering 72% through the use of both on-site solar PV and energy efficiency measures such as exterior shading to control solar gains, LED lighting system, and perimeter daylighting controls; associated CO2 emissions were reduced by 13 million pounds. Located in the… More

351 ROUSE AT THE NAVY YARD

This building is located at Philadelphia’s historic Navy Yard. Modeled to use 29% less energy than a baseline building, the design team placed an emphasis on daylighting and indoor air quality to improve occupant satisfaction. The previously developed infill site isn’t the only that that’s uniquely local – over 30% of the materials in the… More

UNITED BY BLUE

As a maker of ‘responsible, durable goods’, United by Blue wanted their 3,500 sf flagship retail store and café to embody the style, craft, and ecological sensitivity that is endemic to their brand. The flow of the store creates a blended retail-café experience, both indoors and out-of-doors. Fixed features are located along the perimeter to… More