SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

 

GMP Architects-LA is a member of the US Green Building Council and has LEED accredited team members, including Principal Don Getman who is certified LEED AP. 

"We approach each project from inception with an integrated environmental sustainable "Green" strategy", explains Don Getman, AIA, LEED AP, "from site orientation, project programming, surrounding environmental conditions and budgetary considerations, all are melded architecturally with a palate of LEED certified building options to create the optimum environmentally sensitive building solution."

SERVICES INCLUDE

  • Assist the Owner in the initial site selection and LEED program development including assessment of connectivity, alternate transportation opportunities and open space innovations.
  • Coordinating with the consultant team to integrate sustainable building methodology into the building design, including systems to manage/reuse storm water, mitigation measures to reduce heat island effects and establishment of water reduction technologies.
  • Working with the consultant team to incorporate and utilize "Green" energy sources as well as energy efficient systems while architecturally including passive systems for natural light and ventilation.
  • Work with the development team to provide material selection and specification that is mindful of recycled products and renewable resource material alternatives.
  • Assist the Owner to assure the building meets the desired or required appropriate LEED level certification "eligible" status.
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