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Post-Pandemic Office

Prioritizing WELL Health-Safety Rating in a Post-Pandemic World

After a star-studded campaign for the launch of the International WELL Building Institute’s WELL Health-Safety Rating, we’ve been flooded with questions on how our clients can obtain this new certification. The most trusted organization, backed by world-renowned scientists and now Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan, and Robert DeNiro, gathered more than 600 experts …

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green office

Epsten Group HQ Is Now RESET Accredited

After successfully completing the rigorous monitoring deployment criteria for our RESET module, we are thrilled to announce that Epsten Group HQ is now RESET Accredited. RESET Air is the world’s first sensor-based, performance-driven building standard and certification program where indoor air quality is continuously monitored. Indoor air quality data is gathered through air quality monitors …

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Environmental Product Declaration

EPD Checklist

EPDs are now a key component of the material selection process, as product-related environmental issues are becoming increasingly important. We’ve created this checklist as a guide to help you discover the best fit for your product and organization.

Building LCA

Life-Cycle Assessment and the Environmental Impact of a Building

Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA), or cradle-to-grave analysis, is an assessment tool used to calculate the environmental impacts and resources used across a product’s entire life cycle: raw material extraction (cradle), manufacturing, packaging, distribution, use, and end of life (grave). The increasing focus on environmental, social, and economic sustainability has amplified the application of life cycle thinking …

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Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta’s Zambezi Elephant Center and Savanna Hall Awarded LEED Gold

Helping to cap the most ambitious expansion in Zoo Atlanta’s history, both the Zambezi Elephant Center and Savanna Hall Renovation have officially earned LEED Gold certification. Administered by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program recognizes buildings across the world for design and construction geared toward the …

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indoor air quality

Indoor Air Quality and Virus Mitigation: Ventilation versus Filtration

Indoor environments provide plenty of opportunities for people to come in contact with viruses and bacteria — through airflow, from surfaces, and from the way our built spaces cause us to interact with one another. In light of the recent SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, we’ve gathered the latest research and resources that evaluate indoor air quality and …

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