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Implementing Fitwel into your Office

June 18, 2018

By Kelsey Alexander Sustainability Consultant Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Most people spend their days working 9 to 5, and one 2015 report showed that full time employees in the United States work an average of 47 hours per week.1 Since Americans spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors2, a healthy work environment is important […]
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Fitwel vs. WELL

June 4, 2018

By Kelsey Alexander Sustainability Consultant Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) Green building is a booming industry, and continues to grow everyday.1 In just three years, green buildings can save billions in energy savings, so it’s no surprise that among the 30 largest US real estate markets, 40% of existing office buildings have LEED, ENERGY STAR, or […]
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LEED Performance Path By Way of Arc

August 16, 2017

Everything you need to know about Arc and LEED Performance Path What is LEED Performance Path? There still is a lot of confusion about LEED Performance Path and LEED Dynamic Plaque (LDP) because LDP only lasted about a year or so before it was replaced with LEED Performance Path (LPP).  To be crystal clear, LDP […]
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SIG Awarded 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year!

April 1, 2016

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) is proud to announce that we have been named by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year! SIG was 1 of only 5 new companies to receive the Partner of the Year: Service and Product Provider distinction. Our company has received this honor for […]
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SIG Recognized as a LEED® Proven Provider

January 12, 2015

In September 2014, the USGBC recognized Sustainable Investment Group, LLC (SIG) as a LEED® Proven Provider™ for the O+M rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED application review process for experienced organizations. As a leader in the field of existing buildings, SIG has provided top-notch LEED O+M consulting services for the […]
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Liquid Gold: Waste Water Recycling Systems and LEED Certification

August 28, 2014

For all practical purposes, residents of the United States tend to view water as an unlimited resource. The great engineering accomplishments of Hoover Dam and Glen Canyon Dam showcased America’s ingenuity and expanding urban environments that relied upon the power and availability of water in the twentieth century. However, global warming and exploding population growth […]
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The Digital Age Streamlines Green Building Certification Processes

January 28, 2014

The two most popular green building certifications are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Green Globes. These programs give building owners, comprehensive green building standards, criteria for sustainable building design and energy efficient operations. Here is a comparison of the key features of both green building programs, as well as advice on how […]
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SIG’s Top 10 LEED Certification Projects for 2013

December 31, 2013

1. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Located in midtown Atlanta, GA, this 735,311sf building is one of the twelve Reserve Banks of the Federal Reserve System located around the U.S. The Atlanta branch territory covers the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which includes Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and portions of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. SIG helped […]
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Local Law 87 Compliance: Building Energy Efficiency with SIG

November 12, 2013

The urban jungle is getting ever greener thanks to New York City’s Local Law 87 (LL87). Hacking through its texts and contexts, however, requires an experienced guide. With our seasoned team of engineers and analysts, Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) can lead the way to optimal utilization of LL87. Greener, Greater Buildings Plan Reaching the standards […]
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3344 Peachtree Achieves LEED Gold

September 12, 2013

Sustainable Investment Group was pleased to be hired by Parkway Realty Services to take the mixed-use, high rise known as 3344 Peachtree in Atlanta through the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system. The building achieved LEED Gold Certification on August 30, 2013. This process was lead and managed by Asa Posner, a […]
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