JEFFREY A. GRUSENMEYER & ASSOCIATES, INC.
ARCHITECTURE + ENGINEERING + SUSTAINABLE DESIGN + PLANNING
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Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
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 A Sustainable building, or Green building is an outcome of a design which focuses on increasing the efficiency of resource use, energy, water, and materials, while reducing building impacts on human health and the environment during the building's lifecycle.  This is achieved through better siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and removal.

Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment by:

  • Efficiently using energy, water, and other resources.
  • Protecting occupant health and improving employee productivity.
  • Reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation.
 Verifiable Building Efficiency & Performance. 
    • Creating an environmental strategy
    • Inputting to real estate strategy
    • Communicating a commitment to environmental improvement
    • Creating performance targets
    • Environmental improvement plans
    • Performance assessment and measurement
    • Life cycle assessments
    • Acquisition and disposal of buildings
    • Supplier management
    • Information systems and data population
    • Compliance with regulations
    • Team and personal objectives
 
True Green Architecture & Design
 
 
 
 
Thoughts
"An Architect is the drawer of dreams."
Grace McGarvie
 
"Architecture is music in space, as it were a frozen music."
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling
Concepts
Adaptive Reuse can be a very successful Green Building Expression.  An almost total reuse of the entire building fabric.
 
 

 
 
 
 
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