Your partner in sustainability.

sustainability

TSG Architects AIA offers a wide range of services to their diverse and valuable Clients. Sustainable design is rooted into every TSG design decision. In addition to smart designs integrated into every TSG project, some Clients may want to take sustainability one step further.

 

TSG is your guide to recognizing and enhancing your efforts in sustainability.

 

Whether you are looking for a school, office building, church, industrial facility, renovation, or any other building project, the US Green Building Council's LEED Certification process has a system for you.

 

 

Sustainability and Green building have become buzz words in the business and building industries. TSG Architects believes that sustainable design is not a just fad, but the future of architecture. From lowering operating costs and reducing landfill waste, to water conservation and health environments, sustainable design can fit any building need.

 

Sustainability can go beyond energy consumption and water conservation. Sustainability reaches deep into our health, communities, and even to the heart of businesses. The US Green Building Council established the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Program to recognize those who make an effort to give back through sustainable design.

 

TSG Architects is your sustainability partner.

 

We have experience on multiple LEED projects and a dedicated LEED Accredited Professional to manage sustainable design initiatives. TSG strives to integrate sustainable techniques into your building project and will work with you to receive LEED Certification and ultimately reach your sustainability goals.

 

 

LEED Certification is based on credit points earned. Four Certification levels are available: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Credits are divided into categories, depending on various sustainable techniques and strategies.

LEED CREDIT CATEGORIES:

LOCATION AND TRANSPORTATION

ENERGY AND ATMOSPHERE

WATER EFFICIENCY

MATERIALS AND RESOURCES

SUSTAINABLE SITES

INNOVATION

INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

TSG worked with Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative to earn a LEED Gold Certification on their new Operations Center in Seguin. GVEC initially requested a LEED Certified rating, but through the dedication and creativity of the design team, a higher rating was achieved.

Click here for more information on the GVEC LEED project.

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