MUNICIPAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Working with the City Energy Office, Re:Vision authored technical “Building Enclosure Guidelines” to ensure that city contractors, designers, and vendors are following best practices for high-performance building enclosures that conserve energy, improve occupant comfort, and demonstrate climate resiliency.  The Guidelines provide City design intent for enclosure renovations, repairs, and new construction.  As a sub-consultant to… More

LBC AT PENDLE HILL

When Re:Vision co-founded the the Philadelphia Living Building Challenge Collaborative in 2014 we asked ourselves – what do we really want to do as a volunteer organization? Driven by our goals to teach and learn as well as impact our community we chose to realize an ambitious idea of demonstrating that LBC projects are achievable… More

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE

Re:Vision has updated Swarthmore’s campus-wide design standards to better align with the College’s Sustainability Framework and incorporate best practices in sustainable design.  The standards were considered holistically, from design process through performance standards and product specifications.

THINKING IN ASSEMBLIES

This wall assembly study was prepared for presentation at the National AIA Conference in 2016.  The goal of the study was to develop a more holistic methodology for evaluating wall assemblies in buildings so that carbon footprint, toxicity, and moisture transport could be considered alongside traditional considerations of performance and cost.  To test the methodology,… More

AUDUBON/OUTWARD BOUND DISCOVERY CENTER

Audubon and Outward Bound joined together to preserve a unique urban ecology and establish a conservation leadership training and program center. Re:Vision’s role began with sustainability visioning and a Living Building Challenge Feasibility Study. Re:Vision continues to provide high-performance building design services and alignment of the project with the organizations’ sustainability goals. Architect: DIGSAU Sustainability… More

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE RES HALL

As a consultant to frequent collaborator DIGSAU, Re:Vision has worked closely with the team to optimize performance of a new residence hall and align it with the College’s recently instituted Sustainability Guidelines.  To operationalize the College’s broad Sustainability Guidelines, Re:Vision distilled the goals into measurable strategies and created standardized performance documentation for the design team…. More

REGIONAL OPERATIONS CENTER

This new development on a 180 acre site is a strategic move on behalf of the client to consolidate decentralized and outdated office space, material and vehicle storage, and maintenance facilities. Re:Vision was engaged prior to land purchase to develop site concepts and build corporate consensus for the proposed site through visioning sessions and feasibility… More

WILLIAM PENN HOUSE

William Penn House is a Cooperative Apartment Building with ground-floor commercial, a multi-story parking deck, and 25 floors of residences.  Before making major capital upgrades to the 1965 building, the Board requested recommendations for sustainable building system replacements, maintenance, and planned enhancements, as well as cost-benefit analysis of the options.  Re:Vision led the multi-disciplinary building… More

CALGREEN / SF GREEN BUILDING ORDINANCE

Re:Vision has served as a Green Building Compliance Professional of Record by reviewing project documents to verify they meet the requirements of CALGreen, San Francisco Green Building Ordinance, and other local green building codes. Our services include an initial code analysis to determine applicable requirements, reviews and feedback, sign and stamp for permit and final… More

SAN MATEO COUNTY COLLEGE DISTRICT

When it was time to update San Mateo County Community College’s District Design Standards, sustainability took a front seat. For the Standards, Re:Vision was first charged with facilitating the development of sustainability goals that would apply to multiple SMCCCD campuses, and with drafting an integrated design process that would support future development projects. Re:Vision translated… More