ASHRAE Standard 189.1 – The Green Standard

The latest green building standard: how it compares to LEED, and what it means for your project.

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Agriculture in the Urban Center

Going beyond LEED & SSI to incorporate edibles into the built environment.

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10 Tips for LEED EBOM Effectiveness

Upgrading existing buildings for high-performance, sustainable outcomes.

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Successfully Implementing Your Sustainability Plan

A hands-on process for mobilizing your organization toward it’s sustainability goals.

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10 Tips for Successful, Sustainable Historic Modernizations

Tips from a sustainable design perspective.

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Guiding remarkable, economical and sustainable building.

Measuring GreenShape Impact

Since 2004, GreenShape has helped clients achieve the following savings:

Water Saved:
number of saved gallons
Energy Saved:
number of saved mbtu
Recycled Materials Used:
Local/Regional Materials Used:
Construction Waste Diverted:
1,890,819 tons

About GreenShape

We provide guidance in utilization of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating System as a framework for creating better quality, healthier buildings at about the same cost as traditional buildings but with an average of 35% in operational cost savings.

We support the development of programs and policies for sustainable living and help our clients discover new and innovative ways to improve the health of our planet.

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GreenShape helps development professionals create cost-effective, high-performance buildings in concert with the environment and assists organizations in operating more sustainably in alignment with their core values.

We have helped over 300 project teams identify and implement a sustainable approach to building resulting in improved performance, higher building value and increased marketability.