One of the most important drivers in achieving Passive House certification (or achieving any goal!) is getting the project team involved from the start. Becker + Becker, the owner, architect and developer for the creative retrofit of the Pirelli Building, hired SWA’s Passive House, LEED, and Enclosures teams to coordinate during early design. Becker +Becker […]
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About Kate Doherty
Kate Doherty is a Building Systems Analyst at Steven Winter Associates, Inc. and provides project assistance to the Passive House team. Her recent degree in Sustainability supports her responsibilities of conducting energy modeling, reviewing and analyzing project drawings. Kate also provides support for project teams throughout their design process and streamlines information on project submittals to SWA teams internally.
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In a world where everything seems to be packaged in two layers of plastic, where we are encouraged to constantly discard items to make room for new ones, and where social media drives our desire to consume the newest trends, it can seem impossible to reduce our waste. Living a zero-waste lifestyle seems almost too […]