The Sustainability Matters Blog

The Original Platinum Office

After more than 10 years in operation, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Philip Merrill Environmental Center became the first building in the nation to achieve LEED Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, and have […]

Building Operations and Occupant Behavior

The next frontier in sustainable building will include  understanding the impacts of occupancy.  Designers strive to create energy-efficient buildings by controlling the physical features.  However, building operations and occupant behavior have to be addressed.  We […]