LEED ID Credits – New LEED Pilot Credit Library

by EVstudio AEP March 8, 2019

Earlier this year, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduced a new dimension to their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating Systems for green building certifications known as the Pilot Credit Library (PCL). The PCL currently includes 41 Pilot Credits which can be […]

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Insurance for Design Professionals

by Sean O'Hara August 6, 2012

I spent the morning in an session put on by XL Insurance, the provider of our professional liability insurance. It was of course about contracts and liability so not the most exciting way to spend a morning but there were several interesting facts: Less than […]

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LEED Silver Certification Achieved – Evergreen Terraces is the First LEED Building in Evergreen!

by EVstudio AEP April 4, 2011

                      EVstudio is proud to announce that we have just received official confirmation that the Evergreen Terraces Office Building in Evergreen, Colorado is the first building in Evergreen to be awarded a LEED Silver certification […]

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Licensed Professional Exemptions for LEED2009 – Relief or Worry?

by EVstudio AEP July 17, 2010

The “Licensed Professional Exemption”, as termed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is a surprising feature (but surprisingly not well documented) of the newly updated 2009 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED 2009) Green Building Rating Systems. According to the USGBC Website: “The […]

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Colorado Wins Third Place in National Natural Talent Design Competition!

by EVstudio AEP November 19, 2009

Elicia Ratajczyk of EV Studio participated in the organization of the Colorado local Natural Talent Design Competition again this year, with the Colorado chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Emerging Green Builders (EGB). The winner of the local competition was sent […]

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