Services » Stephenson & Turner - sustainable design

By: Stephenson&turner  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Environmentally Sustainable Design

Stephenson&Turner's architects and engineers work together to produce integrated design solutions that deliver buildings with low environmental impact, while enhancing health, productivity, community and quality of life.

Our goal is to minimise the impact of the built environment upon our natural environment, and to do this we actively reduce the reliance on non-sustainable resources, undertaking environmentally sensitive and responsible design in relation to sustainable design.

S&T has Green Star New Zealand Accredited Professionals (GSNZAP) and assessors for the New Zealand Green Building Council on staff.

We involve the following in sustainable design:

  • Integrated, holistic, total design approach
  • Passive design
  • Life cycle assessments
  • Energy modelling and thermal comfort analysis
  • New technologies and renewable energy initiatives
  • Environmentally sensitive material selections
  • Facade analysis
  • Shadow diagrams
  • Daylight modelling
  • Low-carbon design and carbon-neutral strategies
  • Water conservation measures

S&T also offers and applies specialist green building technologies as part of our environmentally sustainable design (ESD) approach:

  • ESD policy consultancy
  • ESD services advice
  • NZ Green Star submissions
  • Independent commissioning agents
  • Emissions analysis
  • H1 compliance modelling

Keywords: Environmentally Sustainable Design

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