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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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sustainability

Epsten Group Headquarters First to Achieve v4.0 Materials Petal

We are thrilled to share that our office is officially the FIRST v4.0 Materials Petal project in the world and the FIRST International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Certification in Atlanta. Utilizing our internal expertise, our designers prioritized products with a Living Product Certification and a Declare label early in the design. We repurposed 58% of …

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Zoo Atlanta Savanna Hall

The Historic Transformation of Savanna Hall: Zoo Atlanta’s Grand New View

  One of the focal points of Epsten Group and Zoo Atlanta’s Grand New View concept was the conversion of the historic Grant Park Cyclorama building into Savanna Hall. Originally constructed in 1921, the building was formerly the home to the Battle of Atlanta painting-in-the-round commemorating the 1854 Civil War battle of the same name. …

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Stepan Company Breaks Ground on Agronomic Laboratory Complex

This week shovels hit the dirt in Winder, Georgia, as we celebrated the groundbreaking of Stepan Company’s Agronomic Laboratory Complex. Designed by Epsten Group based on the concept design provided by Worley, the new complex includes a 6,000 SF showcase Agronomic Laboratory, a separate 4,000 SF Formulation Laboratory, and on-site Greenhouse and Head House facilities. …

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Epsten Group’s New Building Enclosure Department Manager

Epsten Group is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mickey Leso as Building Enclosure Department Manager. Mickey joined Epsten Group in the summer of 2018 as Senior Building Enclosure Project Manager and has worked diligently to enhance the building enclosure department’s productivity and outreach. In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing …

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