Energy prices and technologies have changed – your building systems should too.
On September 12, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the winners of their annual LEED Homes Awards. The awards recognize innovative projects, architects, developers, and homebuilders who lead the residential market in sustainable development. Steven Winter Associates was recognized as a winner of the Outstanding Affordable Project Award for taking part in the development of Prospect Plaza Site One, in Brooklyn, NY.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Steven Winter Associates for our outstanding commitment to constructing homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS Program. SWA was one of four Home Energy Raters to be awarded with a 2017 Indoor airPLUS Leader Award.
There is not one right heating and/or cooling system that can be universally recommended as each home has different circumstances that must be considered. This session will explore the fundamental concepts of selecting and properly distributing conditioned air throughout the home. The pros and cons of each system type will be considered in some detail, particularly with respect to first cost, energy performance, installation issues, and maintenance needs.
The District of Columbia has set aggressive targets for solar generation from new developments. Join Steven Winter Associates, Inc. for a focused session regarding best practices for pursuing solar initiatives in D.C. Learn how to manage space constraints and other environmental requirements.