75% of buildings covered under NYC Local Law 97 will need to reduce their carbon emissions to avoid fines.
Whether targeting energy-use or carbon emissions, a whole-building approach to performance will help you achieve your neutrality goals.
David Unger, founder of Sentient Buildings, as well as SWA CEO Marc Zuluaga, are featured in this Commercial Observer article. The mission of Sentient Buildings, an IOT company partly owned by SWA, is to "marry the internet of things" to enhance efficiency, save energy, and improve tenant comfort.
SWA Project, Star Garments Innovation Center, received the 2020 Design Award of merit in the sustainability category. This project, which is the first Passive House in Sri Lanka, was awarded by the AIA New York chapter for it’s “design quality, response to its context and community, program resolution, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique.”
SWA's Lois Arena will be presenting a Keynote Session titled: "A Proven Path Toward Resilient, Affordable & Energy Efficient Housing" at the Residential Building Design & Construction Conference. This paper submission-based conference provides a forum for researchers, architects, engineers, other design professionals, product manufacturers, builders, developers, and code officials to discuss challenges to sustainable, energy efficient, healthy, environmentally friendly, natural hazard resistant, and affordable residential construction, and share recent research findings, state-of-the-art technologies, and innovative projects and approaches in the field.