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Zero Energy
+ Carbon

When it comes to achieving Zero Energy or Zero Carbon on a building, there are easy ways (such as through supersized energy generation systems) and there are smart, cost-effective ways that optimize the relationship between active systems, passive systems, and renewable energy generation.  Hands down, Re:Vision seeks the smart over the easy through iterative studies to assess which strategies have the most value and impact on a given project.

Featured Projects

Camden Friends Meeting
Camden, DE

Role: Architect
Restoration of an historic 1800s Meeting House and new Social Center that secured a $10,000 NESEA Zero Energy Building Award for net-zero energy design and performance.

NTT Research
Sunnyvale, CA

Role: Sustainability + Zero Energy / Zero Carbon / LEED Consultant
Pursuing: Zero Energy certification utilizing photovoltaics and fuel cells in a volatile climate; Zero Carbon through structure reuse and smart materials choices.

CAFRITZ ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
ACCOKEEK, MD

Role: Architect + Living Building Challenge Consultant
The 13th Living Building in the world, this renowned environmental education center not only achieved net-zero energy use, but also net-zero water use.

Overbrook School For The Blind Greenhouse – Philadelphia, PA

Role: Sustainability + LEED Consultant
Greenhouses are surprisingly energy-intensive which makes Overbrook’s achievement of a 200% Net-Positive horticulture center all the more remarkable.

MT. CUBA CENTER HORTICULTURE COMPLEX - HOCKESSIN, DE

Role: Architect + NZE Consultant
Native plant research and propagation center pursuing Net-Zero Energy certification featuring a headhouse, greenhouse, shadehouses, growing terraces, and an extensive solar panel parking canopy.

DICKINSON COLLEGE FARM LAB BOILING SPRINGS, PA

Role: Architect + NZE Consultant
Ambitious LBC/NZE building focused on biogenic material construction, deep energy efficiency, carbon sequestration, and sustainable agriculture.

RE:VISION OFFICES
PHILADELPHIA, PA

Role: Architect, Owner, + Sustainability Consultant
Re:Vision's own offices, an adaptive reuse of a 200 year old livery, is in the process of achieving Net-Zero Carbon certification.

Launchbox
Latham, NY

Role: NYSERDA Primary Energy Consultant
Working with NYSERDA's New Construction Program, Re:Vision steered the design team to an all electric, NZE and Zero Carbon design for the conversion of this existing warehouse to a new co-warehousing model.

Silvergreen Residences
Bryn Athyn, PA

Roles: Architect, Passive House Consultant, Passive House Verification
Certified PHIUS Source Zero historically-sensitive design belies innovative construction with prefabricated wall and floor system, state of the art technology, and carefully selected low-embodied carbon materials.

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