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Senior Sustainability Specialist
Summary: At Epsten Group, we pride ourselves on being a pioneer for sustainability in the built environment. Sustainability is in our DNA– it’s the right thing to do for future generations and the legacy we leave behind. We maintain the front-line of sustainability, spreading the word globally and investing locally. We are a JUST Label …

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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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Epsten Group RESET
Epsten Group HQ Earns Fitwel 2-Star Rating
Looking beyond efficiency and sustainability, the design of buildings has shifted to a focus on promoting occupant health. With workplace wellness being an integral part of our company culture, we designed our new headquarters with employee health and productivity top of mind. We are thrilled to announce that our office has achieved Fitwel 2-star rating …

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Workplace Safety
Now Is the Time for WELL Building Standards
The way we interact with space and people has changed forever. The built environment now plays an even greater role in promoting public health on a global scale. The WELL Building Standard (WELL) is a certification system that places people at the heart of design. Reinventing the built environment around its occupants WELL provides a …

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green office
What is COVID-19 Signaling to Workplace Safety and Design?
As COVID-19 continues to infiltrate our communities across the globe, let us take this lockdown as an opportunity to rethink the built environment and its impact on our health. As designers focused on health and wellness, we want to share the immediate measures that architects, designers, building managers, and employers can take to create safe …

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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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Wellness in Built Environment
COVID-19’s Lessons for the Built Environment
Within the last month, in a span of fewer than three months, the United States surpassed 100,000 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic. Not a day seemingly goes by without another 500 to 1,000 lives being lost. We find ourselves appalled at the almost cavalier way some of our leaders seem to be approaching this unprecedented …

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