Sustainability

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SMMA Project Architect Matthew Rice, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, recently participated in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Building Tech Forum, hosted by Greentown Labs in Somerville. Drawing more than 200 design, construction, and real estate professionals from Greater Boston and beyond, the Forum...
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Most everyone, by now, has at least a passing familiarity with green building and the notions of sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. Less known is the fact that many communities—both in the U.S. and abroad—are applying these concepts and principles at the neighborhood...
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SMMA recently completed adaptive redesign for 22 Water Street, a 15-story multifamily housing development to be built next year in the NorthPoint District of Cambridge. Jointly developed by Catamount Management and The Guterriez Company, the 392-unit tower is one of the first projects at North...
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Wellesley High School won a 2012 Green Difference Award in the Outstanding Green School category during ceremonies held today in Nurses Hall at the Massachusetts State House. SMMA submitted the project on behalf of the Wellesley School Department. The Green Difference Awards are given annually by...
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A precedent-setting sustainability initiative completed by SMMA for EMC at the company’s Hopkinton, Massachusetts, headquarters won top honors in CoreNet Global New England’s 2012 Awards of Excellence. 
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Martine Dion, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, SMMA’s Director of Sustainable Design, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, an organization that advances the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the built environment throughout the northeast region.
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Quincy High School, designed by SMMA, is one of 64 schools, and only four in Massachusetts, honored by the U.S. Department of Education with the Green Ribbon School Award. Quincy High School was honored as one of the schools that, according to the USDE, have made “exemplary efforts to reduce...
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SMMA's design for the EMC Durham Center of Excellence data center, Phases I and II, in Durham, NC has received LEED Commercial Interiors Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council. SMMA’s concept and design of the facility achieves multiple advantages for the owner, including...
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Martine Dion, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, SMMA’s Director of Sustainable Design, led a breakfast panel on June 6 on “Harnessing the Sun: Perspectives on Solar Energy,” sponsored by the International Facilities Management Association's Boston Chapter.
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Two SMMA-designed elementary schools were MA-CHPS Verified over the summer, just in time for students to resume classes. The Center School in Stow earned 42 points, even though verification required only 34 points. Parker Elementary School in Billerica earned 39 points out of the required 34.

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